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Purpose2Play’s Top 16 Stories Of 2016

December 31, 20160

It was another incredible year at Purpose2Play. We’re honored to be the media outlet some of the world’s most inspiring athletes choose to tell their stories to. Before we move
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How A Blind Triathlete And His Guide Took On The 2016 IRONMAN World Championship

October 20, 20160

  By Kim Constantinesco When you think of an Ironman race, you think massive individual effort, not necessarily “team sport.” For Michael Somsan and Dominic Bernardo, completing a 2.4-mile swim,
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Blind Triathlete Michael Somsan Conquers IRONMAN

October 10, 20160

It doesn’t matter that Michael Somsan is completely blind. He still crossed the finish line at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship. Somsan navigated Kona’s 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and
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Hector Picard Becomes First Double-Arm Amputee To Finish IRONMAN In Kona

October 9, 20161

Hector Picard has completed Ironman races in the past, but until this weekend, he had never crossed the finish line at the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona. On Saturday night,
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Shirin Gerami Becomes First Ever Female From Iran To Finish The IRONMAN World Championship

October 9, 20160

Crossing the finish line in 13:11:07, Shirin Gerami just became the first woman from Iran to compete in and finish the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona. Before the race, the
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