How far can you go?

Last week, I had the fortune to meet John Maclean.

He spoke to the attendees at NAFCU’s annual conference. His story was inspirational.

John was a professional athlete. During training, he was hit by an 8-ton truck. More than 20 bones were broken, and his spinal cord was damaged.

He was told he’d never walk. Certainly, his life of sports was over.

It took John some time to get his footing, but he fought back against those limitations.

He swam the English Channel. He completed an Ironman Triathalon as a wheelchair athlete.

And he kept pushing. And he did something unbelievable. Simply unbelievable.   (You have to watch this.)

John lives his life by a simple mantra: How far can I go.

And he challenged us all with a simple question.

How far can you go?

continue reading »

More News