Bob Wieland

Bob Wieland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bob Wieland is a Vietnam War veteran who lost his legs to a mortar mine in 1969. After recovering from his injuries he was inspired to become a marathon participant. Over his lifetime he has finished many marathons, often taking multiple days to finish. He is the only double amputee to finish the difficult Kona, Hawaii Ironman race without a wheelchair. He "ran" across America on his hands, taking three years, eight months, and six days to travel from coast to coast. Growing up in Wisconsin, Bob went to the University of Wisconsin. A talented baseball player, he was negotiating a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies when he decided to join the army as a combat medic.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136543737
  • 9786136543734