Five Unconventional Athletes Share How They're Living Their Best Lives, No Matter What
But first, a word from one of our authors...
AS A MAN WHO USES A WHEELCHAIR — no, I'm not featured in the highlight reel above, though my mom says I’m very handsome, too — I have an interesting relationship with my own disability. Born with chronically weak muscles from a condition called central core disease, I have never been able to walk or stand. While I can’t possibly hide that fact in person, it’s something I hope fades from view when people get to know me. I want the world to see Alex: a funny (hopefully), smart (it could be argued) guy who sends too many TikTok videos of cats. The men on the following pages are equally unique. They inspire me, not because they are people with disabilities who are changing our world, but because they are embracing all of who they are, while relentlessly and ambitiously pursuing big goals. We are not who we are despite our disabilities or because of them. We just are – and want the most out of life. Who couldn’t relate?– Alex Gardner.
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