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Niwot kidney recipient wins big at Transplant Games of America


August 24, 2018

Kidney donor Scott La Point and recipient Jim Eastman celebrate their efforts and success at the Transplant Games of American in SLC, UT.

It sounds like the beginning of a math question - two men, each with one kidney and one bike, pack into a car and take turns driving seven hours to a destination where they will compete in a 20K and a 5K cycling race. Those men were kidney transplant recipient Jim Eastman of Niwot, and his kidney donor, Scott La Point. Both men participated in the  annual Donate Life Transplant Games of America Aug. 2 to 7.

This year’s games were held in Salt Lake City, UT just 14 months after Eastman and La Point underwent their kidney transplant operations....

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