I wanted to make this video to show people that no matter what struggles we face in life, big or small the power of the mind is powerful enough to overcome anything. The last 12 months have been a massive struggle for me, not just physically but mentally too, I’ve shed many tears and felt a lot of heartache but it feels so good to be able to show you what I have been doing for the last year. I want to say a massive thank you to my friends and family for the support over the last 12 months, I would not be where I am today without your love. I was told I would have to get used to my life in a wheelchair but f*ck that, we can overcome anything if we really put our minds to it.— Tom Walker
Finding a new manner in which to move through life happy with being alive is the overriding sentiment.
Pretty sure we all understand that sometimes your body isn't going to be whole again. He's just letting people know to not give up and make a new path.
But as a perfectly healthy individual who am i to say...
Anyways huge props to those that do overcome whether physical or mental.
There really is some absolute plant-pots around.
If you've ever seen that train gap, the idea of going down to the tracks has crossed your mind. We're so stoked to see you upright and riding again.
Tom dude you have been to hell and back and you’ve inspired me to ride more and bitch less.
*Somebody please Tell that motherf*cker to stop cutting onions*
Have a great weekend. Huge respect for getting through this and back on your bike.
Aside, congratulations on a positive attitude and admirable progress with rehabilitation!
Word of advice: don't ever slow down for one second. You think you are fully healed but if you stop using and pushing your injured parts, they will rot into useless dead weight. The fight for your ability to walk isn't over until the end.
Now that doesn't mean you have to ride fast and huck yourself into oblivion. It just means stay active. Good luck! Never surrender! Never give up! Battle to the death and die happy and healthy!
Good to see you back, best wishes going forwards.
I'm glad you're back in action
Take care man
Whats the track for the music?
Stay positive dude.
@Tom stong work dude. Keep it up!
I visited here a couple of years ago and actually bitched out. It had been raining overnight so everything was super slippy and I was the only person riding that day (i was with a friend but he doesn't ride bikes).
I just had a bad feeling, so I let my ego take a beating and walked away. I kicked myself for months but now I'm so glad I ended up backing out, as I'm pretty sure i would've ended up like this guy. It's so much gnarlier in real life than any video will show. I'd like to go back another day, when the sun is out and I'm with people who have hit it before so I can follow them in, but who knows.
Still, it's a fcking horrific accident and that's an amazing recovery. Hats off
You my friend are an idiot.
Assuming to know exactly what happened and how to clear it when you've already admitted not doing it.
over to have the right line for take off. If you watch again carefully (pause at 0:03 to see the rock) you will see he slipped to the left of the rock right before hitting the ramp. Causing him to loose his line and alot of speed, there was no stopping himself at that point because he was so committed.
No props for the surgeons who reconstructed you, the nurses who cared for you or the physios who rehabbed you? As someone who does on call and has to come into hospital when people mess themselves up to re-expand their collapsed lung and transfusr their blood loss, I can guarantee you that your recovery is not all will power nor is it obtainable for every injury. Good on you for all your hard work but you are more lucky than anything else. Count your blessings everyone. This guy dodged death once. We all wouldn't all get so lucky.
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