GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - A Minnesota man continues to inspire by beating the odds.

Shad Ireland is the only athlete to complete an Ironman Triathlon while receiving dialysis, and is now preparing to fulfill his dream of qualifying for the 2014 Ironman World Championship.

Ireland came to KARE 11 Sunrise to talk about inspiring others and raise awareness about kidney disease while he races toward history with no kidneys.

If you want to learn more about Shad or share you own story with him, you can visit his website

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