Atlanta brothers to compete in Ironman World Championship

- Two Atlanta brothers are on their way to making history as the second ever duo wheelchair assist team to finish the Ironman World Championship.

Brent and Kyle Pease will be the only duo team to compete in this year's race in Hawaii.

"Kyle calls it the Super Bowl, and I call it the Master's," Brent Pease said.

The road to Kona started right here in Atlanta for Brent and Kyle who said competing in the Ironman World Championship has been a goal from the very beginning.

Kyle has cerebral palsy and the brothers have been competing in sporting events together for years.

"To get to this moment is an amazing accomplishment and I'm excited to tackle it with Brent," Kyle Pease said.

The brothers were selected to compete among 2400 of the world's toughest athletes at the race's 40th anniversary event this October.

"We have to finish a 2.4-mile-long swim, a 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run in less than 17 hours," Brent said. "Training for it has been tough. I don't know what I'll do when it's over."

The two started the Kyle Pease Foundation in 2011.

The nonprofit focuses on inclusion and improving the lives of those with disabilities through sports.

Brent and Kyle said they're looking forward to crossing the finish line at the race for two reasons.

"It'll be a major accomplishment," Brent said.

"It will also show that anything is possible," Kyle said. "The only person stopping you from accomplishing your dreams is you and I think if you set your mind to something it's possible. I think this race exemplifies that."

The Ironman World Championship takes place October 13.

For more information on the Kyle Pease Foundation visit kylepeasefoundation.org.

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