I was recently inspired by a Daily Mail article, which detailed how a bomb blast survivor, who lost her legs in one of the London tube blasts has defied the odds, to represent Great Britain as a member of the volleyball team at the 2012 paralympics.
Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics.
Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria Great Britain players celebrate winning the fourth set in the women's Volleyball preliminary match between Great Britain and Algeria on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court.
Charles Walker of Great Britain waits to serve Charles Walker of Great Britain waits to serve during the men's Sitting Volleyball Clasification match against Brazil on Day 8 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCeL.
Britains Prince Harry, falls back a little after hitting the volleyball with the British Armed Forces volleyball team members at the United States Olympic Training Center for the 2013 before the opening ceremonies at the Warrior Games Saturday morning (Andy Cross / The Denver Post / Getty Images