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by Debra Wellington
Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 at 4:15 AM
Darius Glover embodies the spirit of a winner, he is paralyzed From the waist down however he lives life to it's fullest.
Courageous, insightful, daring all of these adjectives warmly describe Darius Glover. He is the fastest paralyzed Motocross Rider. Although Darius is paralyzed From the waist down he competes with able bodied Riders and wins. His unflinching spirit drives him to succeed where others fail. In 2006, Darius was training for a race and he was in the act of jumping on a slippery road when his bike landed on his spine. This tragic accident left him paralyzed From the waist down. His doctor looked him in the eyes and said,"You will never walk again" Upon hearing those crucial words Darius knew he had to recover his life and return to Riding. "Adversity is a new beginning" says Darius Glover as he accepts his new life. Darius had a good skilled Friend redesign his bike and he began to compete,again and win!! Darius recently returned From Hawaii where he finished in second place indeed he is living his dream and aspires to become a Motivational Speaker. We thank Darius for showing us that life is a gift.
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