Kris Freeman is set to race at 5 a.m. EST tomorrow.
As a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, I started doing some research on him. Here are 10 fun facts about this diathlete!
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7. Sorry all, he’s taken. I included this tidbit because when searching, one of the top search results I found was “Kris Freeman girlfriend”.
10. My favourite quote: “I want to make sure that no other child is told that they have to give up their dreams when diagnosed with diabetes. Being an Olympic athlete allows me to send an important message to everyone living with diabetes: You can do anything with this disease as long as you manage it properly.”
Here’s a video from 2013 on Freeman via dLife.
Let’s all cheer him on tomorrow!