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Team Hoyt Canada is a non-profit that assists families in inclusion in sports, running races, and triathlons. The chapter is inspired by father, Dick Hoyt, and his son, Rick Hoyt, who compete together in an endurance events year round.
Team Hoyt is the inspiring and unbelievable story of a father, Dick Hoyt, who pushes his son, Rick Hoyt, in his wheelchair in marathons across the country.
They have participated in over 1000 endurance events, and were awarded the 2013 ESPY's Jimmy V Perseverance Award.
Team Hoyt Boston Marathon Finish Line 2014
“ When we got home from the race that night, Rick wrote on the computer, 'Dad, when I run it feels like my disability disappears.' That was a very powerful message to me.” Dick Hoyt
Decide in your heart of hearts what really excites and challenges you, and start moving your life in that direction.
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield