In the face of adversity, you do whatever it takes to endure.

Tony Volpentest

Born without hands or feet, Tony Volpentest made his international debut as a 17-year-old, winning three golds at the 1990 World Championships. Tony Volpentest is a four-time Gold Medalist and five-time World Champion sprinter (he carried the Olympic flame at the 1996 Olympics) and still holds 3 world records and now works with others pursuing gold, and speaks to audiences around the world on the importance of excelling in pushing beyond perceived limits and renewing determination.

His memoir, Fastest Man In The World: The Tony Volpentest Story (Bettie Youngs Books, July 2012) guides readers on an incredible journey through the mindset of an Olympic Champion.

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