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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Biking for a Cause

KELO Keloland TV |Kelly Bartnick
ELKTON, SD - There are people who would walk a mile in Tony Kampmann's shoes. But ask them to get on board with him, and you'll hear a different story.

“Oh yeah, people all think it's crazy. They all think I'm nuts.” Kampmann said.

For nine years Tony and his bike has been a staple of the rural roads all over Elkton. It started as a hobby.

“I went out to Park City with the wife one time and saw everybody do it there. I came home, got my own and have been riding since,” he said.

But it has become so much more. Thursday he sets off for a journey, traveling from Elkton into Minnesota, and he won't stop there.

Tony is on his way to the Transplant Games, an 850-mile ride he's been planning for six months. 

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