Alex Zanardi was a world champion race car driver who lost his legs in a horrible crash at the Euro Speedway Lausitz on September 15, 2000. Not only did Zanardi miraculously survive the crash, but he actually lived to race competitively again.
Anyone who has followed the incredible story of Zanardi's life, especially after his life-changing crash, must marvel at the incredible spirit and unflappable attitude of this great champion. He never seems down. Never appears to feel sorry for himself.