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Gustave Eiffel, Iron Man of Paris

Eiffel #5

”Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, run 26.2 miles- BRAG FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. ”
– John Collins, IRONMAN Founder
 We’re all familiar with the famous Ironman race, whose amazing challenges are outlined above in the quote by John Collins.  Only rare and talented individuals have what it takes to be an Ironman.

Today I want to discuss a different Iron Man — someone whose accomplishments are monumental and they are all crafted of iron.  A friend, PHeymont, in a recent blog post, highlighted the pragmatic but beautiful work of Gustave Eiffel around the globe.  I recommend you read his …

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