Meet Italo Romano, Inspiring Legless Skater (Video)

OMG, Odd Ball — By Goran on 2011/10/18 6:33 AM

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it.”

I’m sure you’ll find it hard to argue with that after you meet this inspiring young man – amazing legless skateboarder.

His name is Italo Fernandes Romano and he is living in Curitiba, Brazil.

He is 23-year-old and he lost his limbs when he was as a teenager after he tried to balance between train carriages.

However, he has not let this get him down. With a power of strong will and positive attitude, Italo bacame what he always dreamed of – one of the best in the business.

Spotted at: Stuff I Stole From The Internet / info via Metro

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