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Disability Victories

Surfer Extraordinaire: Derek RabeloFeatured

Blind Victories, Inspiration, Sports, Surfing Victories, Uncategorized

Born with congenital glaucoma, 21-year-old Brazilian surfer, Derek Rabelo, stands in victory. Nothing stops this young surfer from riding high tides and big waves. At the age of 3 years old, he took up the sport in his small town of Guarapari, Brazil. Despite being blind, he participated in many other recreational activities; swimming, skateboarding and riding bikes. Recently though, Rabelo has become recognized globally in the surf community. Last winter, Rabelo traveled to the North Shore of Oahu, to surf Pipeline. His amazing journey and achievements are shown in…

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Inspiration, Lifestyle, Nature, Uncategorized
Photography – Inspiration
July 30, 2016
Inspiration, Life, Overcoming Victories, Spiritual Victories, Uncategorized
Transform Your Life: 11 Steps Closer To Finding Hope
July 30, 2016
Creating Victories, Inspiration, Life, Spiritual Victories, Uncategorized
Life Happens…
September 19, 2015

Quadriplegic Overcomes & Gives Others HopeFeatured

Disability Victories, Quadriplegic Victories, Sports, Sports Injury Victories, Uncategorized

The dramatic growth of “big-air” jump competitions and promotion of high-risk races, along with the huge growth of snowboarding, has launched winter snow-sports as a multi-million dollar industry. The industry of high-speed speed junkies has millions of snow-lovers showing off their skill and talent, leaving many beginners wanting to follow in their footsteps. Kenny Salvini, loves extreme sports, has been skiing since the tender age of three years old, and by the age of 23, he had long surpassed the label of expert. On February 11, 2004, Salvini and his…

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Academic, Inspiration, Learning Victories
The Real Power of Human Thought
October 20, 2015
Creating Victories, Opportunity Victories, Overcoming Victories
#iam – Inspiring Our World
March 10, 2014
Acts of Kindness Victories, Cancer Victories, Health, Life, Uncategorized
7-year-old, Callie Starts Coffee Company to Help Others
December 13, 2012

Beyond Limits: Amputee Andre Kajlich is Inspiration to Others

Amputee Victories, Disability Victories, Military Victories, Uncategorized

Here is the story: Andre Kajlich grew up in Edmonds, Washington. In 2003, was studying chemistry at a university in Prague, Czechoslovakia for six months. One night, after partying with buddies, he decided to return home, this would be the night that forever changed his life. A train conductor saw Andre lying on the subway tracks, but was unable to stop in time. Andre can’t remember details of what happened that night. He lost his legs that night, but not his will to fight. “The trauma, the recovery, was such…

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Life, Spiritual Victories
Doctor’s Life After Death Experience
October 21, 2012

Wonderkid, Footless Soccer Prodigy

Amputee Victories, Disability Victories, Soccer Victories, Sports

Here is the story: 11-year-old, Gabriel Muniz from Rio De Janeiro Brazil was born with no feet and doesn’t let it get in the way of his dreams. No challenges is too big for Muniz; as demonstrated through his great perseverance and skill. The new wonderkid of football soccer is a prodigy. His awesome soccer skills is gaining attention of more than just his fellow classmates. While playing soccer in his home town, Spanish club’s Barcelona talent scouts saw Muniz out kicking the ball and considered his talent ‘amazing’. In…

Defying the Odds: Quadriplegic Walking Again

Disability Victories, Quadriplegic Victories

At the age of 19, Scott Burrows life was forever changed when a car accident left him paralyzed from the chest down. The accident left him with serious spinal cord injuries and diagnosed as a quadriplegic. Burrows had dreams of a professional career as a football and kick boxing fighter; his fighting in the ring, soon turned into a different kind of fight. Here is the story: Before the accident, Burrows played college football for Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and was a top ranked kick boxing champion, having…

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Disability Victories, Quadriplegic Victories, Sports, Sports Injury Victories, Uncategorized
Quadriplegic Overcomes & Gives Others Hope
November 30, 2012

Paralympic Record Breaker, Aimee Mullins Seeks to Redefine the Word “Disabled”

Amputee Victories, Health

Epic Victory: Paralympic Games Record Breaker, Aimee Mullins was born without fibular bones. After birth, her doctor gave her limited potential for her life; telling her parents that the prognosis would be that she would never walk and never have the quality of life as other children. When she was one year old, both of her legs were amputated below her knees. The doctor who delivered her, saved every newspaper clipping of every victory she had and was using it in his classes at Hahnemann Medical School and Hershey Medical…

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Inspiration, Lifestyle, Nature, Uncategorized
Photography – Inspiration
July 30, 2016
Inspiration, Opportunity Victories, Spiritual Victories, Uncategorized
Epic Life Windstorms – Find HOPE in a Rare Gift!
March 6, 2016
Acts of Kindness Victories, Inspiration, Life, Uncategorized
Finding Strength & Creating Epic Victories
December 19, 2015

Defying the Odds: Quadriplegic Goes on Bike Trip Across Country

Disability Victories, Health

Epic victory: 3,129 mile journey turns into a victory for a 53-year-old Quadriplegic.   Here is the story: Mark Stephan was a Marathoner, two-time Iron Man competitor and a successful businessman. In August 2007 a tragic bicycle accident left Mark a quadriplegic. Mark’s bicycle wheel detached from his bike and he crashed head-first breaking his neck. Doctors told Mark he would never walk again. Despite what he was told, Mark refused to accept his fate and he began the intensive rehabilitation to overcome. Mark’s focus and amazing determination paid off…

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Creating Victories, Learning Victories, Opportunity Victories, Overcoming Victories, Spiritual Victories
Is control-alt-delete an option? Beating Stress and Finding Joy
June 18, 2014
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