My Story: Excelling in Spite of it All

April 5, 2010

Matt Ison (right) picking up his winner\’s check at the Bearathon Half-Marathon.

It’s hard to believe that the 22-year-old who recently blazed to a 1.14.39 win at the Bearathon Half-Marathon at Baylor University was—not so long ago—recovering from major abdominal surgery. Now Matt Ison, a cancer survivor from Waco, Texas, is set to compete in the USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals. Today on Endurance Planet—a My Story edition done in conjunction with USAT—we hear from the tough and determined athlete.

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