CURRENT – Redefine Achieve

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Redefine Achieve presented by Christian Jensen    
Event Basics
When: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
11 a.m. Registration & Networking
11:30 a.m. Lunch Served
12 p.m. Presentation
1 p.m. Conclusion
Where: Neville Public Museum
210 Museum Plc.
Green Bay, WI  54303
Fee: $15 Members of Current
$20 Nonmembers of Current
Free with 2014 Lunch n’ Learn or All-Inclusive Events Package – Learn More
Menu: Assorted sandwiches, chips and cookies catered by Great Harvest Bread Co.
Register: (920) 437-8704
rsvp@titletown.org
There is a 96-hour cancellation policy for this event.
Event Overview
Redefine Achieve
Sept. 8, 2013, Mary Cox and Christian Jensen took on Ironman Wisconsin together as friends. Mary is afflicted with Muscular Dystrophy, which leaves her completely disabled. In order to complete the event, Christian, Mary’s personal trainer, pulled and pushed Mary the 140.6 miles in a boat, bike trailer and running chair. Why? To Redefine “Achieve.”

Christian and Mary are founders of the Wisconsin Chapter of myTEAM TRIUMPH, an athletic mentoring program for challenged athletes. Christian will share the story of their unique relationship, their passion for helping others achieve their dreams and lessons on how we can all redefine what it means to “achieve.”

About the Speaker
Christian Jensen
Executive Director
myTEAM TRIUMPH WI Chapter
Christian Jensen started his professional career as a personal trainer with Bellin Health in Green Bay in 2007. That summer, he met a woman named Mary Cox with whom he started training, with the goal of improving functioning that had been severely limited due to muscular dystrophy.The training focused on helping Mary to slow the progression of the disease; however, in the long run, it was Mary who trained Christian through her positive and resilient spirit! As part of Mary’s therapy, Christian and his wife took Mary for runs on the Fox River Trail with the use of a specialized racing chair. They also participated in local endurance events such as the Bellin Run. Participating in endurance events gave Mary a freedom her body could no longer provide. In 2009, Christian and Mary guided Mary to complete her first marathon. Upon crossing the finish line, Mary sparked the start of something they believed would change our community when she said “I feel free when we run!” In 2010, the Wisconsin Chapter of myTEAM TRIUMPH, a non-profit athletic mentoring program for challenged athletes, was started.Since the launch of the organization, myTEAM TRIUMPH has focused on enabling the spirit of challenged athletes through the teamwork environment of endurance athletics. Mary and the other “captains” who lead myTEAM TRIUMPH have a gift of an enduring spirit. The result of bringing together selfless, able-bodied athletes and the character of challenged athletes builds a community of servant leaders. Since the launch of the Wisconsin Chapter of myTEAM TRIUMPH, Christian has had the honor of providing a life-changing experience to hundreds of challenged athletes.

www.myteamtriumph-wi.org
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