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Title quest continues for Matt Perkins

Paratriathlete's drive remains strong as he chases sixth world championship

Updated: August 27, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
By Doug Williams | Special to ESPN.com

Amy Dodson is trying to explain why Matt Perkins has won five world paratriathlon championships, and how he could win a sixth in September.

Suddenly, in the midst of talking about his "unbelievable work ethic," she stops. "I'll tell you a funny story," she says.

It's about a recent training session with Perkins near his home in Boise, Idaho. They had just mounted their bikes and were getting set to do a series of hill climbs when the crank on the left side of Perkins' bike broke ...

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