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per·se·ver·ance, pərsəˈvirəns/
  1. steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

    The man featured  in this video is the epitome of perseverance. It can be easy to take our blessings for granted until they are taken away, or we witness someone faced with different challenges from our own, pushing limits beyond our imagination. This video resonated with me for many reasons. I love cycling and I know first hand how hard it can be to push through the pain - legs and heart exploding, demanding more oxygen or simply a break.

    What would this man say about that? 

    Next time I am battling the hills, I will remember him, not only overcoming obvious obstacles, but excelling beyond anything that many hobbyist cyclists have, or ever will achieve.

    So next time you're inclined to complain or stop yourself because you believe you can't do something, think again. Anything is possible. It is up to you.


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