- Johnny Agar is an accomplished motivational author who has inspired many with his positive outlook on life despite physical disability
- The author of ‘The Impossible Mile' together with his father accomplished a huge milestone after successfully competing in a tough Iron Man contest
- Johnny and his dad were able to compete in the time qualifying event after five previous failed attempts
A father and his physically challenged son have beaten all odds and successfully competed in a tough triathlon event.
Johnny Agar and his father Jeff formed a father, son tag team that inspired many worldwide after they qualified for the time trial event after five previous attempts.
The energy-sapping sport that includes swimming, bicycle riding and road races is dubbed Iron Man.
Johnny took to his Instagram to post their achievement
He captioned the post in part:
“I’m so thankful for all of the love and support we have felt after becoming an iron man.”
“My journey has not been easy but man has God watched over me. By giving me a Dad who never gave up on me, and the desire to hopefully be able to help others overcome their own challenges.”
See the inspiring video below:
The post saw fans react with positive messages and below are some of the comments:
“Congratulations!! Very inspirational and a well-deserved accomplishment you and your dad.”
“Loved seeing you guys cross the line! Congrats to you and your dad.”
“You’re amazing Johnny.”
“I've been following your journey for the past few years. You and dad are an inspiration to us all. Congratulations on such a wonderful achievement. You both earned it!”
“You're an inspiration, my man!”
In a similar story, TUKO.co.ke reported that instead of resorting to seeking alms on corners of the streets or public places, a physically impaired man has confronted his challenge with a strong resolve.
Abraham Lucky Onoja was showered with praise, given that he makes shoes yet his own feet have a deformity.
Onoja's creativity and touch were hailed as something to inspire others that they can achieve great things despite the challenges that dot the way.