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Triple amputee veteran completes grueling 10.5 mile endurance race to honor fallen U.S. soldiers

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posted on Aug, 31 2012 @ 10:33 AM
Triple amputee veteran completes grueling 10.5 mile endurance race called The Beast over five-hours to honor fallen U.S. soldiers

Having lost both his legs and an arm in Afghanistan in 2010, this weekend Love took to Leesburg, Virginia, in an extreme endurance test called The Spartan Race with his eight-man other comrades of Team X.T.R.E.M.E.

Covered in mud, five hours after starting, triple amputee Corporal Todd Love charges to the finish line after competing over ten miles of rugged terrain across 75 obstacles in an event called The Beast.

Daily Mail

The race is designed to push all the participants to their limit, mentally and physically and the fact that a man with no legs and only one arm managed to complete all 10.5 miles and 75 obstacles has inspired millions.

He has refused to let his injuries prevent him from living his life to the fullest of his abilities.

Marine Cpl. Todd Simpson of Acworth, Georgia is a third generation marine.

Daily Mail

Marine Cpl. Todd Simpson is awesome. A true hero.

posted on Aug, 31 2012 @ 10:35 AM
Marine Cpl. Todd Simpson, RESPECTS and thanks for your services to others.

posted on Sep, 19 2012 @ 09:15 PM
very good man anyone who goes and fights for our freedom and is injured for saving us is a hero in my book.

posted on Jul, 4 2015 @ 08:10 AM
This needs to be brought up, it's an old thread.

I never thought at my age I'd find a hero, but this guy is beyond astounding.

If you, well if I anyway, ever feel the need to whine and complain about something ...I just need to think about Todd Love.

Here is a little update on his life, from June 2014.

posted on Jul, 4 2015 @ 08:18 AM
Check you tube lots of video of amputees completing obstacle races...

They are all amazing people, with amazing supporters.

posted on Jul, 4 2015 @ 08:22 AM
HE is a Beast!
Thank you for sharing.

It's simply amazing what some people are capable of...

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