400 pound Klamath Falls man plans bicycle ride to Medford
(nats of bike passing)
ERIC HOFFMAN HAS A LOT TO LOSE. HOFFMAN WEIGHS OVER 4 HUNDRED POUNDS, BUT
HE’S ALREADY LOST A LOT OF WEIGHT. “My top weight was 540 pounds.”
RIDING A BIKE HAS HELPED TO SHED THOSE POUNDS AND HOFFMAN PLANS TO KEEP PEDDLING.
“May sixth I plan on riding my bicycle to Medford from Klamath Falls, Oregon.”
“Hoffman hopes to make the 80 mile trip over a 2 day period. He’s been preparing for the
trip under medical supervision.” “It’s not just like I’m jumping on a bike
and going there and back, I had to do the steps to make this ride, and that was like
4 months of training.” HOFFMAN’S GETTING HELP FROM FRIENDS AND SPONSORS TO ACHIEVE HIS GOAL. (nats)
“Initially it was for myself, but I wanted to also inspire other big people to lose weight.”
HOFFMAN KNOWS HE’S AT THE START OF A LONG JOURNEY AND HAS BIG PLANS FOR THE FUTURE.
“I want to one day, ride a bicycle across the United States.”
IN KLAMATH FALLS, LYLE AHRENS, NBC2 NEWS.