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Hall of Fame Athlete and Inspiration for the Creation of The Challenged Athletes Foundation, Jim MacLaren Dies

Posted on September 4, 2010

Inspiring athlete, and one of the first paratriathletes to compete in the Ironman World Championship, Jim MacLaren has died. Jim's perserverance and determination were remarkable and a source of inspiration to many. Jim's challenges were the impetus behind the creation of the Challenged Athletes Foundation which raises money to assist people with physical disabilities pursue an active lifestyle through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CTA is saddened by his loss and we offer our deepest sympathy to his family and friends. Read more about Jim's accomplishments here.

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