Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents - Salt Lake Tribune
Diabetic since age 19, snowboarder Sean Busby became the first person with Type 1 diabetes to snowboard on all seven continents.
As a young adult, Busby was misdiagnosed, and his sponsors began leaving him. After getting the right diagnosis, he began looking for ways to help children avoid the same experience.
Busby founded a charitable organization, Riding on Insulin, that raises money to give kids with Type 1 diabetes the same chance at adventure Busby has enjoyed. Busby also touts the OmniPod, a tubeless insulin pump that allows him to regulate his insulin without the constant injections that many who have the disease need.
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