Disabled Boy Pulled by Brother in Heartwarming Triathalons

Disabled Boy Pulled by Brother in Heartwarming Triathalons

Brothers named Sportskids of 2012Sports Illustrated has named Conner and Cayden Long the 2012 SportsKids of the Year for their inspiring triathlon performances. Seven-year-old Cayden is unable to walk or talk on his own, but his nine-year-old brother Conner had an idea that would allow the two to participate in sports together.

Conner pulls his brother with amazing determination letting him ride in a raft or cart, as the experience bringing them closer together with every race.

(WATCH the video below, or READ the story from Sports Illustrated)

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  1. […] Conner Long is nine years old. His little brother Cayden is seven. But Cayden can’t do a lot of things his big brother can do. At four months old, Cayden was diagnosed with a condition called hypertonic cerebral palsy, which leaves him unable to walk or talk on his own. Playing sports is a great way for brothers to bond, but it seemed to be out of the question for the Longs — until Conner had an idea. […]