Todd Crandell, THE ORIGINAL SOBER TRIATHLETESM, has dedicated his personal and professional life to assisting those battling addictions and destructive behaviors. He knows firsthand the importance of attaining and sustaining sobriety through a balanced, holistic lifestyle. By sharing his personal experiences about the perils of substance abuse, along with innovative and unique approaches in prevention and treatment, Crandell offers a positive alternative to those struggling to overcome a life of addiction and self-destruction. His 13-year struggle with drugs and alcohol nearly destroyed his life, devastating relationships with family and friends and shattering the promise of a professional hockey career. However, through his pursuit of extreme physical fitness and personal well-being, he found a productive outlet for his once-negative energies, transforming himself into a world-class athlete and champion for sobriety.