Firefighter drops 40 pounds to become an Ironman After several years on the job, firefighter Joe Van Veldhuizen tipped the scales at 250 pounds, which translated to a body mass index of 35. He knew he needed to get that number down. He felt he didn't have the aerobic stamina to do his job well.
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