BY Chris Massanova

I ran my first triathlon in the summer of 2015. Even with the 100-degree Texas heat, I fell in love with the sport. I started training several hours a day and eating a healthy diet. Swimming, running and cycling gave me a way to challenge myself and develop a healthy mindset about my food choices.

This also helped me overcome cancer of the base of tongue a few years later.

In the summer of 2021, I had a sore throat when...

Chris Massanova riding a bicycle during a race.