"When I speak
to other heart attack survivors the
predominant emotion they express living with
is fear. Fear that they'll have
another heart attack. Fear that
because they are now living with a damaged
heart they will develop a deadly arrhythmia.
Fear that they have lost the ability to be
active as they once had been.
I want to
show my fellow heart attack survivors that
you CAN overcome and improve your health
post heart attack and you CAN live a life
Jon Patrick Hyde on why he
CLIMB - INAUGURAL EVENT
MAUI, HAWAII, USA
2017 - The one year
anniversary of Summit4CAD founder Jon
Patrick Hyde's heart attack. In
October 2016 Jon underwent emergency
heart surgery to save his life - he
experienced a "Widowmaker"
heart attack - which has a 100% mortality
rate if untreated. With treatment the
mortality rate is still 90%; thus the name
To celebrate his
survival and complete recovery Jon will
tackle the most difficult paved climbing
course and second overall most difficult
climb course in the United States.*
More details to come as the day
of this ride draws near. Check back
here for details and updates!
Haleakala is a 36 mile paved course which
leaves sea level and climbs to 10,023ft.
The most difficult climb course in the USA (and
considered by many cyclists to be the most
difficult in the world) is one island
over on the "Big Island" - Hawaii at Mauna
Kea - this 13,802ft - 41.7 mile course
includes several kilometers of unpaved,
gravel/dirt roads to reach the summit.
MORE EVENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!