Local Triathlete Recovers From Injury To Compete Again

By John Campbell, TV9 Sports

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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.

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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