There are always 100 reasons not to. Here are a few people who wouldn’t listen to those reasons..
Record breaking TV adventurer Mark Beaumont lead Walking With The Wounded Trois Etapes Cycle Team in a gruelling three-day alpine charity race. The team of injured servicemen pushed their bodies to the limit in the punishing cycle race to raise funds for Walking With The Wounded.
Team True Spirit are a team of injured servicemen athletes with a support team of medical professionals, civilians and volunteers who have decided to make a difference.
The servicemen, who have received life changing injuries whilst serving their country, are now completing their rehabilitation. To help them recover and as part of their rehabilitation programme they have joined Team True Spirit and take part in different sporting challenges including the Bolton Ironman distance Triathlon.
Sarah paddled and peddled her way to Japan from the UK…but it is a only a pitstop on her way around the world! She shares a few inspiring moments with us. More about her journey at www.sarahouten.com
Mark Beaumont broke the round the world cycling record. Watch an exclusive OrangeUK documentary about his amazing journey and the people who helped him.
Derek Anthony Redmond didn’t win a medal at the Barcelona Olympics. In fact, the British 400m runner didn’t even make it past the semi-final stage. But it was his determination to finish that will live forever in the minds of millions. Injury forced the Briton to withdraw from the 1988 Seoul Games just ten minutes before the start of his 400m heat, so Redmond felt he had everything to prove in Barcelona four years later. Not to his peers, that is but, as he later admitted, to himself