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Q&A: Teri Griege, Ironman Athlete and Colon Cancer Survivor

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Teri Griege is so strong.

CBS St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Teri Griege is a St. Louisan who competes in triathlonsincluding her completion of the famous Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii at age 50all while receiving chemo treatment for Stage IV colon cancer.

On the heels of the release of her book, “Powered By Hope: The Teri Griege Story,” KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman sat down with Griege to talk about her life-changing story.

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KMOX: Would you look back at the inspiration for the book and think, ‘How did this all happen in such a short amount of time?’

Teri Griege: Absolutely. The book was never something I had planned, and inspiration for others was just something that came. I really was just following my passion and wasn’t going to let cancer beat me or take away what I love to do. From there…

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