The Zion Clark is a perfect illustration of the famous statement that a disability is not an inability. Clark a wrestler was born without legs a very rare medical condition known as Caudal Regression Syndrome.
Zion Clark moved from one foster home to another until he was adopted at the age of 13. Growing up as someone with a caudal regression syndrome wasn’t an easy life Clark describes that, most of his foster parents didn’t know how to raise a child in such a predicament which became a huge challenge for him as a boy.
Clark who met his biological mother for the first time at age 18 describes that moment as shocking.
However, Clark has credited his success to his adopted parent saying he wouldn’t have been where he was if not for his adopted parent, “I have a family to call my own, the people in my life that have helped me propel myself and I am here to inspire people.”
In February this year, Clark set the new Guinness world as the fastest walking on hands at 20m with a time of 4.78 seconds.
After breaking the world record, He commented: “Everybody was excited, I was excited, my girlfriend was excited… it was just a moment man!”