An athlete with disabilities is able to compete, with support from My Team Triumph crew. / Photo,

WESTPORT — “Stories of Triumph and Inclusion,” a benefit highlighting experiences by athletes with disabilities, will be hosted Nov. 2 by My Team Triumph, a group that enables the disabled to participate by pairing them with able-bodied companions. 

The event, sponsored by the Connecticut Chapter of My Team Triumph, will take place at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road.

To purchase tickets to the fundraiser, click here.

The program’s featured guest will be Chris Nikic, the first person with Down Syndrome to complete an Ironman competition and winner of the Jimmy V ESPY Award for Perseverance.

Other athletes who have participated in competitions, with the support of My Team Triumph coaches, also will speak.

There also will be a raffle, appetizers, drinks and desserts.

Click to watch a YouTube video about My Team Triumph athletes and their teams.