2016 Transplant Games Athlete — John Burge

Kicking It Into Gear

John Burge Transplant GamesFrom Cedar Rapids, Iowa, John Burge is a University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center kidney recipient.

John competed in the 20k and 5k cycling races and enjoyed the friendly competition in the cornhole event.

Living Proof of the Difference Donation Makes

John looks at the Transplant Games as an opportunity for donor families to see the difference their loved one (who donated) has made in the lives of everyone.

For John, organ donation means making a difference in somebody else's life and bringing people together. For the rest of his life John will honor the gift that his donor game him.