보스턴 마라톤 아이콘 딕 호이트, 나이로 사망 80

보스턴 마라톤 아이콘 딕 호이트가 수요일 아침 나이로 사망 80, 그의 아들에 따르면, Russ Hoyt. 그는 심부전으로 잠에서 평화롭게지나 갔다, 그의 아들이 말했다.

딕 호이트와 그의 아들, 약간 뒤틀리게 하다, became Boston Marathon legends after their first run in 1980, during which the dad pushed Rick in a custom racing chair, according to the Boston Athletic Association.
The two completed a total of 32 Boston Marathons together, including a final finish in 2014, the association added.
      Dick Hoyt poses for a photo beside his son and running team partner Rick, 권리, during media activities in Boston on  April 17, 2015

      Dick personified what it meant to a be a Boston Marathoner, showing determination, 열정, and love every PatriotsDay for more than three decades,” the association said in 진술.
        He was not only a fan favorite who inspired thousands, but also a loyal friend and father who took pride in spending quality time with his son Rick while running from Hopkinton to Boston,” 그것은 추가했다.
          Following news of his passing, tributes poured in from athletes, sports teams, 언론인, government leaders and other officials.
          Massachusetts Gov. 찰리 베이커 말했다 Hoyt wasan iconic part of the Boston Marathon for decades.
          Dick epitomized what it means to be Boston Strong and inspired so many along the way,” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh 썼다 트위터에서. “Boston will always miss you. 평화로운 휴식, my friend.
          Team Hoyt has for decades been ashining example of determination and spirit,” the Boston Bruins said in another post.
          The verified Twitter account for the Ironman Triathlon 썼다 they were introduced to the father-son team in 1988 at the Ironman World Championship.
          딕 호이트와 그의 아들, 약간 뒤틀리게 하다, cross the lava desert during the cycling event of the 27th Iron Man competition in Kailua-Kona, 하와이, on October18, 2003.

          While they didn’t finish that first year further history would be made the very next year,” 그들 썼다. Using an inflatable boat attached to a bungee pulled by Dick, a bike with a seat on the handlebars for Rick, & a custom-made jogger for Rick to sit in, the pair etched Team Hoyt into the history books finishing the 140.6-mile IRONMAN triathlon & redefining what’s possible.
          Through the duo’s participation in not just Ironman events but other competitions as well, more Special Teams are engaged and celebrated in sporting events globally than ever before, the triathlon team said.
            While our hearts are broken for this loss, his accomplishments alongside Rick are ones that will remain at the core of IRONMAN,” 그들은 말했다.
            We will miss you, Dick.

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