Zanardi Still Winning

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  1. Steve

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    I didn't know Alex Zanardi was doing this, very cool IMHO. :thumbsup:

    Hard to believe it's been 10 years since he lost his legs.

    Zanardi wins Handcycle class at New York Marathon (gpupdate.net)
     
  2. Crashton

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    He is a brave man & one of my all time hero's. Way to go Alex!!! :thumbsup:

    Thanks for posting this Steve...
     
  3. Steve

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    You're not the only one, here's Paul Tracy's post-marathon tweet:

    "Alex zanardi is the stud of all studs !!!! All I can say is wow !!!"​

    Don't know who this one is from:

    "I interviewed Alex on Friday for one of his sponsors. I was impressed by this incredible human being: he is so humble and available to his fans. Some Italian runners recognized him after my interview and asked for a photo and he immediately made his way to them.
    He mentioned that last year he was in the lead at the NY marathon but had to retire for a technical issue with his handcycle. He added that this year he had built a 'tank' for the marathon, and that he had high hopes. I am really happy for his win.
    When Alex joined Indy he made history with his spectacular pass at Laguna, and then with his doughnuts at the finish line. After that horrible accident anyone would have given up fighting, but he has shown that a winning attitude can help overcome any obstacles. I wish him and his family all the best."​

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  4. minimark

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    What a man and truly an inspiration, Congrats Alex!!!

    ...and please, someone hit me across the head, neck and shoulders if I'm ever heard complaining that I can't do something....
     
  5. Steve

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    Here's Alex's post-marathon blog post:

     
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    Alex is fast in what ever he drives... :thumbsup:
     
  8. Steve

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    Cool article on Zanardi + video. What a guy!

    Motor Authority says "Next time you're having a bad day, stop and think about Alex Zanardi."

    Video: Alex Zanardi Takes To A New Form Of Racing (MotorAuthority.com)
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlOOYrteGbc]Alessandro Zanardi - Golden dreams. - YouTube[/ame]
     
  9. Steve

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    Today he won the gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games. Here he is after the win:

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    This Race Car Driver Went From Near Death To Paralympic Gold (Jalopnik.com)
     
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    Alex Zanadi's horrible crash and his recovery period and the inspection of his amazing survival..Alex Zanardi, a magnificent man who is so passionate for racing and life.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0N1gLOx3Os]Alex Zanardi's Crash and His Recovery - YouTube[/ame]
     
  12. Steve

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    His latest racing endeavor.

    ALEX ZANARDI RETURNS TO MOTORSPORT (pistonheads.com)
    Full article here.
     
  13. Crashton

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    Alex is a real hero! :thumbsup:

    I wish him much success.
     
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    Zanardi wins Gold at Rio Paralympics (gpupdate.net)

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  15. minirab

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    He is one tough hombre.
     

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