Differently-abled man's dance after winning marathon will make you cry
How many times have you felt demotivated? Felt like not doing something because you're not capable? Perhaps, as a reminder to us, this differently-abled marathon runner Javed Choudhari is setting an example that being positive is not about having a perfect life. After winning the Pune Marathon, Javed, who lost one leg, celebrated by dancing with so much joy that it will take away a piece of your heart.
Look at those moves. Totally Zingat!
About the marathon runner, Javed
Three years ago, Javed's bike rammed into a truck near his village Lonar in Maharashtra's Buldhana after which he had to get one of his legs amputated. Though it took him some time to come out of the negativity life had thrown at him, he did it. "I turned to music, learned the guitar. Slowly things started to assemble together," he told Pune Mirror.
Javed and his connection with music and dance
Even before the accident, he would soothe himself with music, he said, as he recalled going back to dance. "I used to dance and choreograph before the accident. After that, I didn't give up and started to teach young students to dance. I have taught over 2,500 people so far," said a proud Javed.
'Man of the Tournament' at an inter-state wheelchair basketball event
Not just dancing and singing, when it comes to sports, Javed is an achiever there too. He was given the title of "Man of the Tournament" at an inter-state wheelchair basketball tournament in an event for the paraplegic sportspersons last month. "I love adventures. I have been playing basketball for some time now. Earlier, I'd pursue other sports too," he said.
Javed is first in his family to be a graduate
Javed was a first-year BCA student when he met with the accident. Now, he's the first person in his family to be a graduate. "No one in our family has really been educated. I am the first person, who left the village and home to study. I want that others should also study," he said, adding that he's also preparing for Civil Services examination.
Javed's lines to inspiration
When asked where does he get the inspiration from despite the curveball that life threw at him, Javed said, "When you have nothing to lose, you do what you know best. I learn from my failures and never stop myself from trying new things."