The Transplant Triathlete

Subtitle:
The Story of How One Man Went from Illness to Ironman
Author:
Diccon Driver
Price:
£12.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781785311963
Format:
Paperback
Size:
216 x 138
Pages:
208

Description

Transplant Triathlete is the story of Diccon Driver, an amateur triathlete with chronic kidney disease, who battles the symptoms to keep racing. With just 20 per cent kidney function and ignoring his doctor's advice to stop, he fulfils his dream of completing a full ironman. Eight weeks later the disease causes his kidneys to fail completely. 

About the author

Transplant Triathlete is Diccon Driver's first book. After learning he had kidney disease he decided to take up triathlon to keep fit. This led to his discovery of the ironman triathlon. Even at his sickest he continued to race. And now after a transplant from his brother he's back racing again. His new goal is to be the first kidney transplant patient in the world to compete in ten ironman 70.3 races.