The drive to compete is strong in Primerica’s Chief Marketing Officer Duane Morrow. The Hoschton, GA, resident just completed his tenth Peachtree Road Race on July 4 in the wheelchair division — an annual cross training event he uses to prepare himself for wheelchair rugby, which he calls his “real passion.”
Always an avid sportsman, Morrow, 48, was critically injured in 2004 while playing rugby in Europe and was paralyzed from the chest down. Twelve years later, he has transitioned to “the new cool normal,” he says, continuing to participate in competitive sports year round. “I’ve always been a driven person,” says Morrow. “I want to beat you at breathing.”
A recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution article that features Morrow talks about how he — and other wheelchair racers — continue to show up year after year for the celebrated 10K in midtown Atlanta.
Read the article.
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