The Resource Square one : returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke, (electronic resource)

Square one : returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke, (electronic resource)

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Square one : returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke
Title
Square one
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returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke
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Square 1
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Language
eng
Summary
Dirk Vlieks was at the top of his game. At the age of thirty-two he was a top-ranked triathlete with numerous Ironman finishes under his belt. That all changed in an instant one day in June of 2006 when he stepped groggily from his bike in Honu, Hawaii, and collapsed. He had suffered a stroke so devastating that by the time he reached the hospital, a doctor told his wife to prepare to turn off the machines keeping him alive. Vlieks spent the next two months in intensive care before he was strong enough to begin a rehabilitation program that included learning to speak, eat, and walk again. His first weaving assisted walks turned later to slow jogs, then short runs. Five years later, he returned to Hawaii to finish the race in which he nearly died. He would then run the New York City Marathon. In Square One: Returning to Life and Competitive Running After My Devastating Stroke, Vlieks shares his inspirational story about persevering against all odds. It has not been a smooth ride, and he continues to work, and run and inspire. His mission now is to help energize and motivate others to live their lives with determination and joy
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Midwest
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Vlieks, Dirk
Dewey number
616.8/10092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Burfoot, Amby
  • hoopla digital
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  • Vlieks, Dirk
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Square one : returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11873481
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11873481
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11873481
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remote
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11873481
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Square one : returning to life and competitive running after my devastating stroke, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11873481
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11873481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11873481
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11873481
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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