Need some inspiration? This will do it...

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Last night, Ireland's Jason Smyth broke the 100m World Record at the London Paralympic Games, destroying the field in 10.46secs. Bear in mind, Usain Bolt won Gold at the Olympics with a time only 7/10 of a second quicker.

Why is this inspirational? Jason Smyth is blind, with only 10% vision. He can only see one meter in front of his face. What's your excuse?

The Video of the Race:
  • Profile picture of the author Gianni
    I have not excuse to sat I cannot do it.

    Thanks for the share.
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  • Profile picture of the author ContentIconZ
    Thank you for the share. However with only 10% vision as you pointed out, it seems his vision is fine.

    But all in all your point is made. He could of easily justified not competing because of his "handicap." And you could say the same for all the other athletes who compete in such events as the "Paralympics."

    What I personally got from watching that video:
    Just Do It! Those athletes didn't let any excuses hold them back - so why should "I."

    Thanks again for the share.
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  • Profile picture of the author dhenzki
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    • Profile picture of the author Mattias
      ...thats just absolutely amazing.. :O
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  • Profile picture of the author BloggingPro
    My excuse?

    I haven't been training for the last four years to break a world record like that.

    But, I bet Jason doesn't understand how to push something to go viral on the net, now does he?

    It's all perspective.

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  • Profile picture of the author Anthony Gibson
    No excuse not to voraciously pursue a worth-while/life-changing goal regardless of what "handicaps" you are faced with. He switched it up, and used his condition to drive him and trained harder. I wonder if he will break 10s....

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  • Profile picture of the author Anthony Gibson
    Thanks No Quarter, I'll take a look at that one!

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