From Nation's Triathlon to a Nation's Dream
Author: Omar Nour
Just under four years ago, I was 70lbs overweight, working 80 hours a week, and couldn't care less about athletics, but now I’m trying to write history by becoming the first Egyptian triathlete to qualify for and compete in the in the 2012 London Olympic games. Sound Impossible? It all started in 2007, when on a whim, a dare, and one too many "fat jokes," I entered my first triathlon - The Nation's Triathlon.