Personal and amiable, Michael's story is one that will inspire and
entertain. A world champion and Paralympic legend, he speaks about
setting and achieving realistic goals, dealing with and learning from the
inevitable failures along the way and how life with one leg forced him to
be a problem solver.
His stories about skiing at well over 200km/hr will grab your attention
and Michael's diagnosis in 2007 with Oesophageal Cancer, 25 years after
losing a leg to bone cancer, will remind us all that life can change in
an instant. His comeback to compete as a cyclist at the 2008 Beijing
Paralympic Games is the stuff of legend.
But Michael is more than just stories. His message is one of resilience
and triumph. It's about the power of self-belief and the drive to find
new goals and new opportunities that stretch his own limits and challenge