1: Brian Boyle was a high school swimmer and discus thrower for McDonough High School in Baltimore Md.
2: July 6, 2004, everything changed for him
3: Brian was in a "t-bone" accident on his way home from swim practice. He was in a coma for about 2 months
4: When Brian finally woke up he was devastated by his smashed up body, and how much muscle he had lost. | Brian had lost over 100 pounds, mostly all muscle.
5: After being in Prince Georges Hospital for over 2 months, Brian was transfered to Kernan Rehabilitation Center in Baltimore.
6: After only being in the rehab for 5 days Brian returns home for the first time in close to 3 months. | After several weeks of relaxing and working on walking and his strength, Brian decides he wants to start training again.
8: One of Brian's lifelong dreams was to participate in an Ironman Triathlon | 2.4 mile swim | 112 mile bike ride | 26 mile run
9: So after everything Brian Boyle has been through, he participated in his first Ironman in August of 2007 and finished it