Meet Team Maddy…

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... Team Maddy; a father/daughter duo that participates in triathlons. Rick Van Beek competes by pulling his thirteen year old daughter, Maddy, in a boat while he's swimming, in a cart while biking, and pushes her in a stroller while running. Maddy has cerebral palsy, so she acts as her father's motivation while Rick is her arms and legs. He says he couldn't complete the triathlons without her help. … [Read more...]