I’m a frontman for a lot of beautiful people, says Alex Zanardi, Paralympic gold medalist, iron man, comeback kid and much more

Feb 14, 2015 559

by Giovanni Minoli

Alex Zanardi, 48 years old, a Formula 1 pilot in the first phase of his life, then a writer, television host, now a winner in the Paralympic Games. In 2001, he lost his lower limbs in a terrible accident on the racetrack in Lausitz, Germany but he quickly bounced back, wiped out London, and triumphed in the New York marathon with the record of 1 hour, 13 minutes and 58 seconds. A record so unbelievable that the organizers considered excluding him from the following edition.

Now he has become an "Iron Man:" an incredible competition, made up of three specialties: 4km of swimming, 180 km of bicycling, 42 km of running.

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Fonte: Italy24

 

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