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Despite Cystic Fibrosis, Professional Triathlete Won 11 Ironman Championships

CF presents unique complications while Lisa competes

Throughout her athletic career, Bentley faced several hardships as a result of her disease, including chronic chest infections and frequent antibiotic use. She was also at risk of severe cramping during competitions because she would sweat out an excessive amount of sodium, which is an electrolyte that is crucial for fluid absorption and proper muscle function.