This might make you cry. But go ahead and watch it. You’ll thank me later.
Connor and Cayden Long are two brothers who are redefining what it means to be a good sport. First of all, I find it pretty amazing that a nine-year-old is competing in triathlons. But then to literally carry his younger brother with him is just incredible. “He’s no burden; he’s my brother.”
These kids won the 2012 Sports Illustrated SportsKids of the year, and I think it’s so well deserved. You can read more of their story here.
p.s. I think it’s completely adorable that his long-term goal is to have a flag on the moon in their honor. That’ll probably come after they finish the Kona Ironman.