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The 2004 Western States Regional Champion Mike Lyle joined forces with Frutaiga, the ultimate sports drink for endurance athletes Nationwide. Challenged Athlete Foundation to benefit from the partnership.

Ironman triathlete and Masters Regional Triathlon Champion Mike Lyle pushes the limits of mind, body and soul when it comes to the combination of swimming, biking and running. “I’m a personal trainer, firefighter/paramedic and triathlete. The training produces a significant level of oxidative stress and breakdown. Frutaiga puts back in what my training and racing takes out of me. I was one of the company’s first customers and after reading about what Frutaiga contains, I threw out half of my supplement program and went with the best.”

Lyle is a walking business card quotes Bill Sickert VP of Marketing for Frutaiga. When you see a guy in his age group beating 1200 fellow triathletes, it’s pretty awe-inspiring and then you find out that he’s in his mid-forties. Lyle is a true coach and enjoys helping others become their best. His modesty is as impressive as his resume. This is a guy that fits Frutaiga, a product that gives top results for an athlete that attends to the details of human physiology.

His favorite triathlon experience, you ask? It’s not a spectacular win, a grueling Ironman or a personal best. Lyle continues “My favorite triathlon is the Challenged Athlete Foundation triathlon in La Jolla, CA. We helped raise nearly $1.1 million for athletes that want to compete in events but literally may not have a leg to stand on … or run on for that matter. I carried a double amputee down the stairs so he could begin his portion of the triathlon….the swim. The overall winner last year beat everyone, and he has one arm!”

Actor/comedian Robin Williams rides the 56 mile bike and other celebrities, Jim Carrey, Will Ferrell and David James Elliot show up to join relay teams as well as contribute funds. Lyle's 45th birthday bash will have no gifts; just bring a check for his Challenged Athlete relay team called Yogis’ Spirit. is the link for donations. Simply type in Mike Lyle under “sponsor athlete” and you can support a great cause! CEO A.C. Byan loves the partnership with Mike Lyle and Byan says the partnership is based on a mutual passion for excellence and a desire to help people at many different levels. We are investing in programs and people that create lasting impact on people’s lives. I spoke to a father whose five year old son was given two artificial legs by the Challenged Athlete Foundation. If you could see the look in his eye when he was telling us about his son walking to his first day at school and standing for the pledge of allegiance for the first time in his life ... well, you get the picture. That’s what we’re all about. Byan is sending audio success CDs for anyone interested simply e-mail your address on the secure website

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