(Video link here.)  Richard Whitehead’s come-from-behind whirlwind completely defies the words ‘disabled”.

The race is breathtaking, and a big reminder of just what’s possible if you set your mind to it, and work and practice, and are willing to not have things be be perfect, until suddenly they become just that.

 “I am living proof, that with enough desire and determination, any obstacle can be overcome.”

Check out more revelatory pictures from the paralympics at Big Picture.

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