Kyle Maynard, author of No Excuses, was born in with a rare disorder called congenital amputation. He has no forearms, shortened legs, and stands only. He was born a congenital amputee, his arms ending at his elbows and his legs at his knees. But that didn’t stop Kyle Maynard from becoming a champion, on. Anyone can do anything. The true story of a congenital amputee who became a champion in wrestling and in life. (Hardcover)- $ + shipping (Softcover)-.
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He ho us through each stage of his life, and how he overcomes pretty much every obstacle, and task that he faces, while having no arms, or legs.
As an OT, I really liked how his parents and I believe it was his father said to stop just feeding him. He said wrestling helped him overcome and fight through many obstacles in his life.
He played youth football and then turned his high school career into mainly wrestling. Overall it was a maynare book, very inspiring. To ask other readers questions about No Excusesplease sign up.
The book is about living his life with No Excuses! I love to see that Kyle has such a deep-rooted faith in the Lord, and a determination A very inspiring book about being able to accomplish almost anything you put your mind to, no matter your situation. Views Read Edit View history.
His positive attitude, and determined personality has helped him to accomplish many different goals. As he grew up he started playing football in middle school.
Preview — No Excuses by Kyle Maynard. What an inspiring work. The remaining details in the book – about the rest of his life – I found fascinating. He finally reached it, and became the state champion wrestler. He never took no as an answer and never created any excuses. Every piece of this book was phenomenal, and the way Kyle depicts all the scenes make the reader feel like they are watching a movie.
Many of our middle school boys have enjoyed this excsues and it was suggested as a possibility for our list of book “How do we face adversity? Lists exuses This Book. I would have liked to have heard more Many of our middle school ecuses have enjoyed this book and it was suggested as a possibility for our list of book “How do we face adversity? Highly Reccomended for What an inspiring work. Oct 01, Chase Earhart rated it it was amazing.
As he grew up he started play Kyle Maynard is a state champion wrestler. He was scared at first to do wrestling because everyone looked at him different, everyone thought he was doing it to make a point, he did it because he loved it.
I am in awe of everything he has accomplished, but I believe that his book would have been better with more life experience to write about. Who then faced a new barrier in life with is success from the federal government which prevented him from a future NCAA wrestling career.
So, when you have nothing to do, and no inspiration, just thank God that it is Christmas time, so your Aunt can send you an amazing and inspirational book like this one. May 13, Sheena rated it liked it Shelves: But he started on varsity for wrestling and excelled in it. Because Kyle had a disability he had to learn to play sports differently and this did not phase him at all.
I related to it as an athlete and as someone who always tries to work hard He wrote a biography to show that anyone can overcome anything if they set their mind to it. In the past year, I also started going to a Crossfit gym and Kyle is a part of the national Crossfit community, so his name surfaced there and I became interested in reading his book.
Often it is easy to put excuses in the way of pushing through to accomplish our goals. The Book took place from when he was born to when he was in college. He takes us through each stage of his life, and how he overcomes pretty So, when you have nothing to do, and no inspiration, just thank God that it is Christmas time, so your Aunt can send you an amazing and inspirational book like this one.
From a young age Kyle wanted to participate in sports, but due to his condition his parents were uneasy about signing their child up for athletics.
Instead he glosses over most of it brief mentions of learning to eat with silverware, driving, etc. I enjoyed the story of how Kyle persevered despite being born with partial limbs. As a teenager, Kyle played sports, mainly football, and wrestling, which he was very good, considering that he had no arms, or legs.
While reading this book the young boy who struggled was himself. Kyle Maynard is a state champion wrestler. Kyle does his best to explain the situations and matches to those of us who are not familiar with the sport of wrestling, but I found myself getting bored when reading the details of his kle.
May 11, Rhodkey rated it it was amazing. However, pushing though can lead maynaard a life that we maybe never even dreamed of. University of Georgia people. This helped me realize iyle of the blessings I had in my own life. Jun 22, Krista Stevens rated it liked it Shelves: Kyle is an extraordinary kid, however I wish I could meet Kyle in person and hear him talk. I’ve always had this attitude about no excuses.
Another interesting thing that happened was that he was on Oprah and Larry King Live. What do you think it takes to be a world class athlete? I thought it would be more about his struggles and how he learned to do general everyday stuff. A nice inspirational story overall, but in my opinion is better for boys than girls. Like how he learned to not having arms and legs to his advantage.
He worked hard to keep up with the other kids. Do as much as you can with what you have and not wish you had something else.