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“When Chris crossed that finish line in front of me, the world changed.”

In what I believe is one of the most powerful “Amazing Americans” episodes we have ever produced, Dan Grieb tells his story.

Dan was the coach and guide for Chris Nikic in his incredible effort to become the first athlete with Down Syndrome to complete an Ironman Distance Triathlon.

Having a one year grandson with Downs, I admit I was a little overwhelmed with emotion talking with Dan.

If you want to be inspired, you can listen to the episode here.

Amazing Americans airs Saturday nights at 6 PM on AM 1480 KAUS, and