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Saint Tropez, the Grail for a tetraplegic.

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Saint Tropez, the Grail for a tetraplegic.

An accident can change a life... Tony Moggio, aged 34, a former rugby player who has become a quadriplegic, has experienced it. But he decided to make his handicap a force. On 14 June 2019, he travelled 4 km to swimming, with the sole strength of his arms,

Connecting the port of Sainte-Maxime to that of Saint-Tropez.

With this challenge, he wants to convey a message of hope: "the impossible does not exist!"

 

 

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France, former rugbyman, embarks on the challenge of swimming to Saint Tropez...

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France, former rugbyman, embarks on the challenge of swimming to Saint Tropez...

For some, disability is not synonymous with reduced abilities, quite the contrary, it is a reason for self-overcoming. Tony Moggio, a former amateur rugbyman, is one of them.

In 2010, an accident caused by a match makes him a quadriplegic. He decided to make his handicap an asset. « This accident allowed me to exist, to open my eyes to the good and the bad and to make a lot of beautiful encounters ", he was positive. In 2015, he published a book full of hope, entitled Broken Hooker (Privat editions).

Three years later, he feels the need to embark on a new challenge...

On June 14, 2019, he will connect the port of Sainte-Maxime to that of Saint-Tropez, which is 4 km at the sole strength of his arms. With this challenge, he wants to convey a message of hope: " The impossible does not exist! »

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France, Aurélie, amputated, an equestrian challenge...

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France, Aurélie, amputated, an equestrian challenge...

On March 30, 2019, Aurélie Brihmat embarked on a tour of France on horseback to convince that nothing stops the handicap. This young woman amputated from a leg will stop in rehabilitation centers, schools and pony clubs...

... With the help of his father, two horses, his dog without forgetting his prosthesis, Aurélie embarked on a challenge that should last almost 6 months.

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Burma, a young player not like the others...

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Burma, a young player not like the others...

Last January, with two goals scored in a local tournament, the young Kaung Khant Lin became an icon in his club in the suburbs of Yamgon.

With a single leg valid, the young Burmese footballer rotates with incredible agility, performing a perfect race on the ground leaving everyone on the spot and then pulling from the left foot.

Kaung can achieve this feat since the age of 5 years thanks to a wooden crutch made by his uncle for his greatest happiness.

Supporter of Manchester United and fan of a certain Lionel Messi, he does not intend to leave it there, Kaung Khant Lin clearly shows his ambitions by wanting to become a coach.

Belgium, blind people driving ...

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Belgium, blind people driving ...

In Belgium, on the Formula 1 track of Spa - Francorchamps, the European association "The blind and their funny machines" organized last Wednesday 13.03, his annual internship at the invitation of the direction of the circuit.

13 visually impaired, accompanied by experienced copilots, drove driving school cars to perform several rotations of the Ardennes circuit.

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UK: Top Gear, a Toyota GT86 (2019) driven by a blind man.

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UK: Top Gear, a Toyota GT86 (2019) driven by a blind man.

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A blind person has achieved a record time in Toyota GT86 on Top Gear circuit.
The Toyota GT86 is the "reasonably fast" car piloted by  guests of the British Top Gear program. Toyota gave the wheel, on the circuit of the Dunsfold aerodrome (England) used in the show, to a blind man. Amit Patel, formerly doctor, lost his sight in 2013. He had not driven since.

 

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