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hi everyone professional sport is for strong determined and committed people we used to imagining athletes as healthy and strong people look to lift any way to overcome any obstacle however disabled people have shown that you can achieve great results no matter was they could reach great heights inspire thousands of athletes around the world and win in all kinds of compositions are you ready to see how the love for life works wonders and let's get it on [Music] can you say sir this girl was born without legs 28 years ago in Thailand unfortunately her parents were afraid of the future and abandoned the baby at the gates of a Buddhist temple the little girl spent the first five years of her life there overcoming this kind of situation can be very difficult however kanya sesor proved from childhood that she wasn't planning on giving up the girl showed tremendous strength of character and will for example to move around she used her upper body because she didn't want to bother anyone else or ask for help as soon as an American couple learned of her story at the age of five can you move to Oregon there she learned about skateboarding and decided to give up the wheelchair since then skateboarding has been a way of getting around and sports have become an integral part of her life in addition to skating sesor practices surfing rock climbing tennis skiing and swimming isn't she a great example of incredible energy and determination subsequent events only confirmed this kanya dreamed of participating in the 2018 Paralympic Games and she succeeded she represented the United States in the mono ski event the athletes next goal is to change stereotypes about beauty and society and become a model for big brands and she's nearly there kanya travels around the u.s. showing off her skills and working with brands such as Nike Volcom and Billabong Nick's Antonis tasso bodybuilding is a discipline full of stereotypes but Nick's Antonis tasso has changed our ideas about this sport through his example he showed that the main thing in bodybuilding is the strength of the spirit not of the body Nick was born with Han heart syndrome a rare condition that prevents from developing normally this guy has no legs and only one arm which is also underdeveloped does this mean though that Nick has chosen the path of despair and self-pity well exactly the opposite the young man began to work with greater energy like the previous athletes in our video Sansone a star so began his journey in sports for the skateboard and quickly became a pro skater his routine consisted of doing more each day than the day before and as a result he joined the college wrestling team it wasn't easy though for safety reasons he had to accept an amputation of a few centimeters from his partially developed arm nothing can stop this guy he keeps proving it too now Nick runs his own business he's writing a book and he's seriously into bodybuilding his example inspires hundreds of thousands of people around the world including the legendary Dwayne the rock Johnson after meeting Santo nursed us though the actor wrote on his Instagram he does everything he sets his mind set is it possible to disagree with this Djem aryan styles you're watching a basketball game between two school teams in the middle of a game one of the players gets the ball near the three-point line he shoots and the ball goes in now the game is about to end the fans are nervous and again the same guy gets the ball he shoots without aiming and scored a game-ending three-pointer isn't this enough to make him a star this young basketball player is Jamar Ian styles and once you know his story you'll realize that he is a true hero the fact is due to a rare bacterial infection the boy lost both his arms as a child despite losing both arms the boy dreamed of playing basketball every day he came to the court where the other boys played but no one wanted to play with him so what could he do in this situation give up his dream not at all after he ends at high school Jamar Ian immediately found a basketball coach and told them his story I've never been on a team before even if I don't play I just want to be on the team Starr's explained and it was accepted despite just being on the bench he didn't waste his time the boy was first in and last outs to every practice the athlete knew that he'd get his chance and entered the game about 6 minutes before it was over and as he saw he made the most of his opportunity now Jamar Ian is trying his luck in him and football we wish him well Blake Leeper this is the story of how an athlete with a disability can inspire others to win Blake Leeper was born without his lower legs however his father decided that this shouldn't be an excuse when leaper was nine months old he receives special prosthetics the sadler quickly learns a-walkin and run at school the boy played basketball and football on an equal footing with his classmates then became interested in athletics the turning points in Blake's life came in 2008 he had just started training and saw Oscar Pistorius a six-time Paralympic champion on television we don't know exactly what inspired leaper passion ambition desire for victory in any case this athletes career was surprising at the age of 23 he was selected to represent the USA at the Paralympic Games in London and in 2017 he broke his idols world record improving it by Northpoint 14 seconds leaper determined to change that ruling it's showing just how good he is today coming down the final stretch able to edge out Ryan Hastings to cap now leap his dream is to compete at the Tokyo Olympics and we sure will see him on the track in 2021 Teresa Vera line the annual New York City Marathon is a challenging event even for a professional athlete it takes a lot of stamina to run more than 42 kilometers across all five boroughs of the city now meets Ariza Vera line a retired Army sergeants and Vietnam War veteran last year she became the first paralyzed athlete to complete this marathon not only did she cover the distance but she proved it everyone with the disability that crossing the finish line was not a crazy idea the woman completed the marathon in three days with the help of an exoskeleton the woman walked 16 kilometers on the first and second day and on the third day she walked the remaining 10 kilometers look at her determination we're sure that this will not be Teresa's last sporting feat Daisy made Dmitriy we all sometimes feel exhausted and lazy the next time you encounter this unpleasant feeling just look at the pictures of Daisy Mae Dimitri every image of this young British model literally radiates energy and optimism when she was only one and a half years old the girl lost both her lakes due to a congenital defects as she got a little older Daisy decided that she didn't want to feel shy because of it with her prosthetics the little girl began to lead a full life doing all kinds of things while many of us spend the day on the couch Daisy practices gymnastics trains with gymnastic rings and goes to the gym three times a week in addition the girl's father contacted the modeling agency zebedee management's and Daisy Mae began a great career in modeling she's currently working with River Island and has participated in children's shows that a London Fashion Week and on the catwalks at the top of the Eiffel Tower as well as going to school and training why don't we stop watching videos and at least do some push-ups Amir Husain alone what does it take to play cricket successfully first knowing the rules second stamina and finally a pair of skilled hands however Amir Hussain loan for the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India has shown that even if you have no hands being persistent and believing in yourself will help you achieve any goal the road to becoming captain if the state power cricket team has been extremely difficult at the age of eight Amir lost both arms in a terrible accident in a sawmill this could have broken a mere spirit but as it turned out it made him a very strong person when it happened people refused to take him to the hospital because probably he was from a poor family eventually a car did take him to the hospital and Amir was admitted but the prognosis was grim people around him said that death would have been a better ending for the young man but he didn't think so he learned to do everything with his feet and became a huge fan of cricket so he learned to hold the heavy bat between his neck and his shoulder and hold the ball with his legs the hard work paid off though first Amir joined the University team and then he became its captain in his first match as captain he scored 25 runs now the athletes is trying to make it into the national team and he will surely succeed Adrianne haslet-davis Adrianne haslet-davis story is a little different from all the others her life changed as an adult when her career was at its piqué the young woman was the victim of a terrible tragedy Adrienne was a professional ballroom dancer and a sports enthusiast so she decided to attend the 2013 Boston Marathon as a spectator you may remember what happened during that race two explosions killed three people leaving over 280 injured among them was Adrienne the girl lost her leg below that knee but what does that mean for a dancer if you're a pessimist it means the end of all of your plans and hopes for the future but if you're an optimist it's a new life face Adrienne chose the second option and in less than a year she was able to dance again she also overcame her fear and is preparing to participate in a new marathon the girl also teaches others to overcome difficulties and not give up Jerome Albrecht here is another example of how no injury or tragedy can defeat a person who just loves sports Jerome Albrecht was into skateboarding but in 1999 an accident changed his life forever the athlete broke his back and was paralyzed below the waist after some reflection Jerome decided that it was time to practice extreme sports but what else puts such an energetic person due he couldn't stay in bed all day could he the first sport that Jerome mastered was freestyle skiing not just as an amateur he competed on a professional level then he discovered wakeboarding an extreme sport that combines elements of water ski slalom acrobatics and jumping just look at these tricks would you have the courage and the jealousy to practice this sport Samantha kinghorn for the last protagonist of our video today sports has become a way to push her limits when Samantha kinghorn was 14 years old she was playing on her parents farm and had an accident with a forklift the injury was so severe that the girl underwent emergency surgery and was bedridden for six months we can't even imagine what was going through the teenager's head at that time one day she was running around with her friends and the next day she couldn't even move according to Samantha herself she thought that she'd never be able to walk again and was very depressed but then something incredible happened after the treatment the doctor allowed the girl to move around in a wheelchair and encouraged her to participate in sports competitions her passion for wheelchair racing turned into a professional career kinghorn represented the United Kingdom at the European Championships and won her country's first gold medal in the 400 meters today she is the fastest ever female British wheelchair racer regardless of classification and she does not plan to stop [Music]

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