No Excuses! The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life (Hardcover)
|Author: Kyle Maynard|
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Born without arms or legs below his elbows and knees, Kyle Maynard excels as a champion athlete, inspirational speaker, college student and male model. No Excuses is his inspirational autobiography that shows how a positive can-do attitude gives someone we might see as disadvantaged the advantage over life.
He was born a congenital amputee, his arms ending at his elbows and his legs at his knees. But that didnt stop Kyle Maynard from becoming a champion, on the wrestling mat and in his life.
No Excuses is the inspiring story of Kyles battle against the odds. Youll learn about the family who supported him, the coach who trained him, and the faith that strengthened him to face the toughest fights.
In addition to Kyle Maynards amazing story, revealed in its entirety for the first time, youll learn about:
· How Kyles parents dealt with the shock of his birth
No Excuses is a book about a courageous young man who faced the seemingly impossible challenge to live a normal lifeand won a phenomenal victory.
In this inspiring memoir, Kyle Maynard, who was born without hands, forearms, or feet due to a rare disorder called congenital amputation, tells of a life guided by one principle: "No Excuses." Growing up, Kyle was determined to live life on his terms, and he found ways to meet everyday challenges such as eating and typing. In high school, he tried out for the football and wrestling teams, making both and excelling in competition. He also took up weightlifting, and set a record for the bench press. In NO EXCUSES, Kyle recalls the people who stood by him, especially his parents and a terrific coach, and writes of the strong faith that got him through. In NO EXCUSES, Kyle provides a 13-point guide to living a no-excuse life, as well as his own diet and exercise regimen.