I have the power to change someone’s life.
(You’re probably thinking, Is this what she considers humble? but I swear there’s an explanation.)
A few months back I got a call from the editor over at OptiMYz Magazine looking for a writer to do a story for the mag’s annual triathlon issue. I, of course, accepted and anxiously waited to find out what the assignment was. They were looking to feature a woman named Stacy Chesnutt. I hadn’t heard of her at the time but I really wish I had because she is truly an outstanding individual and a remarkable athlete.
Originally from Nashville, Tennessee she now lives here in Halifax with her husband. She has competed the Ironman in Kona, Hawaii… you know… THE Ironman Triathlon. More than one of them. Her husband recently organized the area’s first ultramarathon and Ironman-length tri and I believe this year she said she wanted to do “a couple” of ultramarathons. Because running 50k a couple times is what everyone does… right? RIGHT?