David Barr is truly inspirational.  After losing both legs in a landmine explosion he decided to ride around the world on his old Harley Davidson to raise the awareness of people with disabilities.

David Barr is truly inspirational. After losing both legs in a landmine explosion he decided to ride around the world on his old Harley Davidson to raise the awareness of people with disabilities.

David Barr was abandoned as a baby & later in life was a professional soldier until a landmine explosion resulted in the loss of both legs.  He went on to set the standard for long-distance motorcycle riding with a series of epic journeys that established him as an icon of the human spirit’s capacity to overcome physical adversity. Riding 6 continents—he couldn’t get the bike to Antarctica—he logged 83,000 miles through the world’s most dangerous and unforgiving regions during the 3½-year…

Dave Barr Inducted to the Motorcycle Museum's Hall of Fame 2000 A double amputee who rode a Harley-Davidson around the world.

Freak Eye Injury ends Mark Boucher's Cricket Career:  Smith also spoke on behalf of the team: "Bouch, we have walked a long road together, and we are saddened to part under these circumstances," he said. "For the 14 years of your international career, you have been a true Proteas warrior, a patriotic South African, a fighter who asks nothing and gives everything. You have been a 100 percenter for this team.

Good news for Mark Boucher - hes regained some sight in his injured eye - wishing you the best possible recovery Mark! more see image link

"I don't think you can replace Mark Boucher. That's not what we're trying to do," Smith said. "We're trying to respect what he's given us and hopefully play with him in our hearts and minds through the next few years. He's created a legacy for a lot of us to be a part of and to look up to. We need to respect what he's done for our country and be proud of that. Things happened yesterday and his reality has changed. But as people we are trying to stand by him and help him through this…

Emotions were running high in the South Africa squad after Mark Boucher was forced to announce his retirement with a severe eye injury!

Toni lost an incredible 61.8kgs and was crowned our Slimmer of the Year 2011... vote now for our Slimmer of the Season for your chance to win $500!

Toni lost an incredible 61.8kgs and was crowned our Slimmer of the Year 2011... vote now for our Slimmer of the Season for your chance to win $500!

GARDENING legend and long-time columnist Colin Campbell has died after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his 4 sons and his wife of 36 years, Bev. His legacy is seen every day by people in their own gardens or as they walk through Brisbane's Roma Street Gardens. It was through gardening columns, radio & television segments & countless workshops & casual chats with garden lovers that he touched so many.  He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2007 for services to…

GARDENING legend and long-time columnist for The Courier-Mail, Colin Campbell, has died after a short battle with cancer.

What a heartwarming story: 6 mths of nursing training helped Kay Seymour yesterday when she put her own life on the line to save a 56yo man who fell on to train tracks at Wooloowin station on Brisbane's northside. He became disoriented due to seizures and stepped off the platform just before 8am, with a train due at 8.04    Someone yelled out "He's on the tracks." Ms Seymour said she tried to get a verbal response from him at first, "but when that didn't work I knew I had to get on the…

What a heartwarming story: 6 mths of nursing training helped Kay Seymour yesterday when she put her own life on the line to save a 56yo man who fell on to train tracks at Wooloowin station on Brisbane's northside. He became disoriented due to seizures and stepped off the platform just before 8am, with a train due at 8.04 Someone yelled out "He's on the tracks." Ms Seymour said she tried to get a verbal response from him at first, "but when that didn't work I knew I had to get on the…

Gold Coast veterinarian Geoff Wilson & friend Kate Carlile reveal the Boob Sled designed to carry Dr. Wilson across Antarctica in efforts to raise $1 million for the McGrath Foundation to fight breast cancer. Wilson hopes to raise $1mil for the McGrath Foundation.

Gold Coast veterinarian Geoff Wilson & friend Kate Carlile reveal the Boob Sled designed to carry Dr. Wilson across Antarctica in efforts to raise $1 million for the McGrath Foundation to fight breast cancer. Wilson hopes to raise $1mil for the McGrath Foundation.

Slimmer of the Year - Home.  All of the people featured on this page were once overweight, but are now slim, trim and terrific.  Wendy, featured here, lost 32.6kg.    Help chose the next Slimmer of The Season by voting for your favourite and you can win $500.

Slimmer of the Year - Home. All of the people featured on this page were once overweight, but are now slim, trim and terrific. Wendy, featured here, lost 32.6kg. Help chose the next Slimmer of The Season by voting for your favourite and you can win $500.

CADEL Evans has been lauded by Tour de France race director Christian Prudhomme as the finest ambassador of the event during its new age of expansion because of his impact in creating interest in the race around the world.

CADEL Evans has been lauded by Tour de France race director Christian Prudhomme as the finest ambassador of the event during its new age of expansion because of his impact in creating interest in the race around the world.


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