These are stories we have come across over the years…

The AGONY and ECSTASY of
HARD WORK driven by DESIRE and
a PURE WILL to SUCCEED at your GOAL to
accomplish a PERSONAL DREAM.

When all seems hopeless, may this page serve as a spark of inspiration to
give you the COURAGE to KEEP GOING.

—Timothy Thew
Carolina Gold Fitness


Playing Division 2 Soccer on 1 leg….

Impressive story of a very athletic Brevard College soccer player who lost her leg just before going to college on full scholarship…. Brevard College honored her scholarships, and is training her to play with her prosthesis! She is rocking the fields of BC! Keep up the hard work Bree Mcmahon! We are so proud to be Brevard College Allumni ! …. Read the full story at ESPN

Never, Ever Give Up

Arthur Boorman was a disabled veteran of the Gulf War for 15 years, and was told by his doctors that he would never be able to walk on his own, ever again. He stumbled upon an article about Diamond Dallas Page doing Yoga and decided to give it a try — he couldn’t do traditional, higher impact exercise, so he tried DDP YOGA and sent an email to Dallas telling him his story. Dallas was […]

Face Your Fears

Bethany Hamilton, Getting Back In The Water At the age of thirteen, on October 31, 2003, Bethany was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark while surfing off Kauai’s North Shore. The attack left Bethany with a severed left arm. After losing over 60% of her blood, and making it through several surgeries without infection, Bethany was on her way to recovery with an unbelievably positive attitude. Lifeguards and doctors believe her strong water sense and […]

Struggle to finish

Julie Moss (born 1958) is an American triathlete. She first became known during the 1982 Ironman Triathlon, in which she competed as part of her research for her exercise physiology thesis. She has claimed that she did not initially take the race seriously and did not have any special training beforehand.[1] Nevertheless she found herself with a comfortable lead, but approximately two miles before the finish line, she became severely dehydrated. She staggered and crawled […]

When you doubt what you can do…

Eighty-five times he’s pushed his disabled son, Rick, 26.2 miles in marathons. Eight times he’s not only pushed him 26.2 miles in a wheelchair but also towed him 2.4 miles in a dinghy while swimming and pedaled him 112 miles in a seat on the handlebars – all in the same day.