Bob Champion and Aldaniti Bob Champion was one of Britain’s top jump jockeys when, in 1979, he discovered he had cancer and was given only months to live. His illness went into remission after extensive chemotherapy, and Champion then went on to record his most memorable racing triumph, riding Aldaniti to victory in the 1981 … More Winners against the odds !!
The “Great” Gama (ca.1882 – May 22, 1953) also known as “Gama Pahelvan”, and “Lion of the Punjab”, born Ghulam Muhammad, in Amritsar, Punjab, British India, was a renowned warrior, wrestler and a practitioner of Pehlwani wrestling. He was awarded the Indian version of the World Heavyweight Championship on October 15, 1910. To this date … More Gama Pehalwan – The Greatest Wrestler of all times!
Cliff Young A potato farmer, Cliff Young took part in a Sydney to Melbourne ultra-marathon race in 1983. Coached by his mother who’s 81 during the time, Cliff Young started the marathon with work boots and galoshes overalls. Competing against world-class marathon runners who were backed up by big sports companies and had hundreds of … More Cliff Young – the farmer who inspired a nation!
James J Braddock earned his nickname, Cinderella Man, from his seemingly fairytale like rise from a poor local fighter to the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Braddock, born in New York City, had a powerful right hand and a successful amateur career. He turned pro in 1926. Braddock had victories over fighters like Jimmy … More Poor local fighter to the heavyweight boxing champion of the world!
Christopher Gardner is the owner and CEO of Gardner Rich LLC with offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Conquering grave challenges to become a successful entrepreneur, Gardner is an avid motivational and aspirational speaker, addressing the keys to overcoming obstacles and breaking cycles. Gardner is also a passionate philanthropist whose work has been … More “Pursuit of Happyness” True Story of Christopher Gardner!
He was two years old, maybe, he figures. They were walking alone, dangerously on the side of a highway. Just Michael Oher and his brothers. He has no idea where they were headed, or their condition when they arrived. Details are fuzzy. But he swears it happened. Oher still sees the cars speeding by, a … More Homeless to American Hero-How Michael Oher Made It!!
In a city that’s reporting teenage suicides by the day, Umme-Haani Bagraswala stands out as a beacon of hope. Last year, frustrated with being targeted by schoolmates, this 17-year-old was seriously considering suicide. “I thought about it many times. Human beings have a saturation point in life, especially when they are depressed,” she says. … More “Say no to suicide” says 17-year-old girl!