Dick Hoyt My Hero

Mark told me about this video yesterday, so I searched for it on youtube. I cried, I think you will too.

A Son asked his father, "Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?" The father who, despite having a heart condition, says "Yes". They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons. The father always saying "Yes" to his son's request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his fater, "Dad, let's join the Ironman together."To which, his father said "Yes".

For those who don't know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever.


Dick Hoyt is 66 years old! I love my dad a LOT... but this guy gets title of SuperDad.

Don't you agree?

Next time you think your life it tough... think again.


  1. Anonymous1:25 pm

    Tears just start rolling down when I watch the clip. I have never heard of this story until your post..it's really inspiring but heart wrenching too...

    Home maker

  2. Anonymous2:08 pm

    Watched this video few years back ago and yes it is very touching and inspiring.

    Ordinary people have shown resilience in difficult circumstances.

  3. not my first time watching and i never fail to cry whenever i watch this clip.

  4. Thanks for sharing Holly.

    Its really touching and I almost cried.

  5. watch the clip on fb the other day.. very touching and yeah, i cried! Thanks for sharing again. Indeed, superdad!

  6. Anonymous12:56 pm

    i dont have a dad. i mean i havent seen him since i was like 6 years old. now im 17. i dont really know how's fatherly love like. but this clip is v touching.


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