Rick Hansen Journey

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"The goal you set must be challenging. At the same time, it should be realistic and attainable, not impossible to reach. It should be challenging enough to make you stretch, but not so far that you break" (Rick Hansen). What that quote means is that don 't make a wish, make a realistic goal. Rick Hansen created the Rick Hansen Foundation, persisted to innovate ways to overcome his "Man in Motion World Tour" journey, and illuminated the world by inspiring everyone in his path. Rick Hansen is a person who had spinal cord injury and became a person with parlayed legs ("also known as a paraplegic person"). (Rick Hansen Rickhansen.com, 2015). "Most people who is a paraplegic is limited of economic, social, and basically at an equal life in general." (Rick Hansen Rickhansen.com, 2015). There is a person named Terry Fox who inspired Rick Hansen to find a cure for spinal cord injury. Him and his assembled team wheeled through thirty four countries spreading awareness and finding a cure for twenty six months. Sadly he never found a cure through those intense two years. Although he inspired many people to overcome their disability which eventually made him famous and made his journey be named "Man in Motion World Tour." All those people who thought were limited are now encouraged to keep going on.…show more content…
Problems like having his legs paralyzed and his "Man in Motion World Tour" journey. (Rick Hansen Rickhansen.com, 2015). The Man in Motion World Tour was really hard though, maybe the hardest thing in his life. Even at an averaged thirty thousand strokes a day from all that rough terrain. (Rick Hansen Rickhansen.com, 2015). Persisting at such magnitude for twenty six months deserves credit and credit he got. During his journey he got twenty six million dollars in donation. He also made tons of people aware and within those people could be inspired to do a similar thing just like Rick Hansen

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