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Ricky James Accepted into 2008 Ford Ironman World Championship

Updated: August 22, 2008, 4:30 PM ET
By Press Release

Oceanside, CA—Ricky James, the 19-year old paraplegic from Murrieta, CA has been officially accepted to compete in the 2008 Ford Ironman World Championships this October 11th in Kona, HI.

Challenged Athletes Foundation's (CAF) Ricky James will compete in the Handcycle class in the World's toughest race which consists of a 2.4-mile ocean swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride across the Hawaiian lava desert and a 26.2-mile marathon along the coasts of Hawaii's Big Island.

Ricky was well ...

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