Home > Fitness > Exercise 11 March 2013 Quadriplegic ‘Supa Piet’ takes on the Ironman Pieter du Preez is a C6 quadriplegic, meaning that he only has his head, shoulder, limited arm function and no hand or finger movement. Yet he is currently in training for the Half Iron-Man in Australia. 0 Pieter ‘Supa Piet’ du Preez is a C6 quadriplegic and will take part in the Half Ironman event in Australia later this year. ~ Related Brain prostheses create a sense of touch take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » 10 minute bikini-ready workout Why you need strength to run How he will do it Press release NEXT ON HEALTH24X WATCH | Are you exercising too much? 2020-02-13 08:42 More: FitnessExercise advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.