Watch: 75-year-old CR triathlete back after injury

Ron Ottaway fractured his hip but recovered to compete in Hawaii Ironman

April 1, 2014 | 3:15 am

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Ron Ottaway, a 75-year-old triathlete, has worked his way back from a fractured hip to run in yet another Hawaii Ironman event just this October.

He finished second in his age division, despite the physical adversity he faced.

KCRG-TV9 Sports Director John Campbell caught up with the Cedar Rapids native to talk about his journey back and what it takes to be a triathlete.

*John is retiring at the end of this week after more than three decades at KCRG. To send him well wishes, click here.

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