Tough love from Caitlin Snow

Updated: October 9, 2013, 2:21 PM ET
By Mackenzie Lobby | Special to espnW.com

Caitlin Snow hadn't even reached her teens when she saw the suffering an Ironman could inflict, and she heard it calling her name.

"I saw an old video of Julie Moss crossing the finish line at the 1982 Ironman and was struck by the scene and the excitement and thought it was so inspiring," the 31-year-old from Brockton, Mass., said. "I had never seen anything like it before -- these amazing feats of endurance and toughness."

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