After losing his legs in a car accident at 18, Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable---to become the first double-leg amputee to complete the grueling Ironman Triathlon! An inspiration to physically challenged and able-bodied athletes, Rigsby tells of his courageous journey of faith. Includes 8-page photo insert. 285 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 286 Vendor: Tyndale House Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1414333145 ISBN-13: 9781414333144 Availability: In Stock
After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkablebecome the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting worlds most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon. Scott has since become an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of physically challenged and able-bodied athletes the world over. Unthinkable documents Scotts remarkable journey. From the scene of the devastating crash that claimed both of his legs, and his subsequent battle with depression and alcohol addiction, through his dawning realization that God has a greater plan for his life, readers will be inspired. From his decision to participate in the Ironman competition, to the moment he crossed the finish line, readers will engage with Scotts unthinkable courage, determination and faith. Unthinkable releases simultaneously in both hardcover and softcover. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Scott Rigsby Foundation, a Georgia-based non-profit organization dedicated to inspire, inform, and enable physically challenged individuals with loss of limb or mobility to live an active lifestyle.