A Father’s Love: Team Hoyt

Over the New Years retreat, Father Rusty asked if we could play this video.

We played it after a set of small group sessions, and since each team seemed to stagger in separately, I got to see it six times. Each time, full tears streamed down my face. Each time, I was in awe of this father’s love for his son.

Team Hoyt is made up of Dick (age 65) and Rick (age 47) Hoyt – the two entered their first race together because Rick wanted to participate in a charity run for local lacrosse player who had been paralyzed in an accident in 1977. The video above is from a full IronMan race. And, here is their story from the IronMan: