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Story of John Stephen Akhwari of Tanzania

John Stephen Akhwari

This is the motivating story of John Stephen Akhwari a Tanzanian Olympian who struggled to complete the 1968 Olympic marathon after he fell during the race cutting and dislocating his knee. As he pushed himself through the pain and 1 hour after the race had already been won, John Stephen Akhwari finished the race. When asked by a reporter why he didn’t quit he replied  “My country did not send me to 5,000 miles to Mexico City to start the race. They sent me 5,000 miles to finish the race.”

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1996 Altanta Olympics – Kerri Strug wins Gold Medal with a sprained ankle

1996 Altanta Olympics - Kerri Strug's Gold Medal Vault

1996 Altanta Olympics – Kerri Strug’s Gold Medal Vault (click for video)

Watch this video of one of the most inspiring moments from Olympics past. U.S. gymnast Kerri Strug is performing the Vault in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. On her first vault she hurts her ankle on the landing. We later find out that she has a moderate sprain. With this sprain she shouldn’t vault again. However, with tremendous courage she performs the vault and even with the hurt ankle she wins the Gold! Amazing! Now that is the stuff heroes are made of!

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8 Year Old Breakdancing Domination

8 Year Old Breakdancing Domination

8 Year Old Breakdancing Domination

 

This 8 year old boy shredding an older breakdancer. Even if you aren’t into breakdancing this is a pretty feel good video where the little boy suprises the crowd and gives everyone some entertainment and cheers. Read more

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Meet the superhumans

Meet the Superhumans

Meet the Superhumans

 

The Olympians playing in the 2012 London Olympic games are impressive athletes, but the those in the London 2012 Paralympic Games are superhuman. Watch this inspiring spot produced by UK’s channel 4 of the incredible athletes competing in the Paralympic Games this summer.  Read more

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Freshly Pressed Awesome 2012

Freshly Pressed Awesome 2012

Freshly Pressed Awesome 2012

 

Here is another compilation of People being Awesome! Read more

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Amazing parkour / stuntman Damien Walters

Damien Walters

Damien Walters

 

Watch this incredible video of professional stuntman and parkour extraordinaire Damien Walters. He is seen here doing various crazy jumps, flips and being awesome. There are many other parkour videos on the Internet, but Walters is in a category all his own! Read more

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