A year after devastating hiking accident, man finishes triathlon

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by AMY MORENO / KING 5 News

KREM.com

Posted on July 21, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 21 at 6:20 PM

It was a big day in Lake Stevens as hundreds participated in a "half" Ironman Triathlon. It's a huge test of strength and will, but for one man, the race was the culmination of an amazing comeback.

Kevin Weed was part of a group of six that was hiking to Luna Peak last summer when his foot slipped in the soft snow. He fell 1,200 feet and was seriously injured.

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