Email: Struggling with injuries. Can’t play competitive hockey for a few months. Feel low. (India)

Empathetic, wish you a speedy recovery. Here’s an inspiring story to keep us motivated to pursue our passions.

Arunima Sinha, a mountaineer, sports-woman. World’s 1st female amputee to scale Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mount Elbrus (Russia), Mount Kosciusko (Australia), Mount Aconcagua (S. America), Carstensz Pyramid (Indonesia). In her beautiful book Born Again, said she didn’t climb the mountains with her legs but with her mind, heart & spirit.

Born Again – Amazon

She was pushed from a running train by robbers. Her left leg had to be amputated, suffered multiple fractures in the spinal cord. Set an aim to climb each of the continent’s highest peaks. In 2015, her amazing achievements were recognised with the highest civilian award of India.


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