Paralympian to compete in triathlon

August 27, 2010 3:44:07 PM PDT
A Paralympian who lost her leg while serving in Iraq is in town for this weekend's 'Lifetime Chicago Triathlon.'Melissa Stockwell will join more than 10,000 athletes taking part in the competition.

Friday, she and others were training for Sunday's big event. It features a swim along the lakefront, a bike ride and run.

Stockwell placed first in her division in last year's Chicago Triathlon. She also competed in the 2008 Paralympics in Greece.