Record triathlon brings awareness
Norma Bastidas' perseverance benefited fight against human trafficking
Before starting an attempt at a 3,762-mile triathlon on March 1, Norma Bastidas knew there would be obstacles.
Her body would take a pounding. The weather would no doubt be harsh. She'd get sick or have equipment failures.
As a veteran ultra-distance athlete, Bastidas often has overcome challenges, but this time she didn't account for one thing: salt water.
The first leg of what would be the world's longest triathlon would be a 122-mile swim in the Caribbean. Almost immediately ...
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