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Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

January 17, 2012 – 3:55 pm | No Comment | 1,630 views
Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

It often seems to take something as huge as a plane crash to open our eyes to what’s really important. Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the …

Amy Purdy: Living beyond Limits

January 8, 2012 – 7:38 am | One Comment | 2,235 views
Amy Purdy: Living beyond Limits

“If my life were a book, and I were the author, how would I want this story to go?” This is the question that Amy Purdy asked herself when she lost both of her legs …

Extreme: Lewis Gordon Pugh swims the North Pole

January 24, 2010 – 2:05 pm | One Comment | 116 views
Extreme: Lewis Gordon Pugh swims the North Pole

Lewis Gordon Pugh, the first person to swim at the North Pole, talks about his using extremes to accelerate the conversation about global warming. He talks about his record-breaking swim across the North Pole. He …

Nick Vujicic – A Man With No Arms, No Legs And No Limits!

July 12, 2009 – 3:40 pm | No Comment | 3,923 views
Nick Vujicic – A Man With No Arms, No Legs And No Limits!

Born with no arms or legs, Nick Vujicic is a preacher, a motivational speaker and the director of Life Without Limbs, an organization for the physically disabled. If you never heard of Nick watch the …

Man on Wire

March 30, 2009 – 7:51 am | No Comment | 108 views
Man on Wire

On August 7th 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire and illegally rigged between the New York’s twin towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, …

The Inspiring Story of Rick and Dick Hoyt

March 13, 2009 – 3:37 pm | 6 Comments | 6,802 views
The Inspiring Story of Rick and Dick Hoyt

The inspiring story of Rick and Dick Hoyt (Team Hoyt) was originally published in Sports Illustrated. After reading this incredibly moving story between a father and his son, don’t miss the video of this amazing …