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by Autumn Lee
"Bud Knight can easily recall the day that led him to pursue a healthier way of life and ultimately enter triathlon competitions. It was Nov. 8, 2006.
Knight, a Manitou Beach resident and registered nurse at Foote Hospital in Jackson, had just left work on his motorcycle when a motorist pulled out in front of him. Knight hit the car head on, rolled off the hood and was knocked unconscious...
He spent five weeks "retraining" his brain — a process that was originally supposed to take 10 weeks — in order to go back to work.
An avid cycler before the accident, he resumed his biking and also started taking better care of himself. And as he made changes in his life and began to shed some pounds, he noticed a change in his biking abilities.
He was getting faster.... "
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