Real Inspirational Story: After schooling, he well thought-out joining Indian Army and hiked in the Himalayan Mountains of West Bengal and Sikkim. Ultimately, he joined the Territorial Army and served as a reservist in 21 SAS Regiment after passing selection. He served with SAS for 3 years until 1997.
It was a great time of his career but then it took a wrong turn when he suffered a free-fall parachuting accident in 1996 in Zambia. His parachute ripped at the height of 16000 ft, causing him to fall on his parachute pack on his back. This accident partially crushed 3 vertebrae.
In his interview later, when asked about the situation, he said – “I should have cut the main parachute and gone to the reserve, but I thought there was still some time to resolve the problem.”
Later discovered by his surgeon that he was in a terrible condition, hanging between the dilemma of either being paralyzed for life or would never walk again. He spent approx 12 months in the military rehabilitation and got the treatment.
“A fighter is always a fighter.” Soon after showcasing the true meaning of determination and hard work he achieved his big time dream to climb the summit of Mount Everest in 16 May 1998, just after the 18 months of breaking 3 vertebrae.
At the age of 23, he was among the youngest people to have achieved such height. He is none other than Bear Grylls and this is his Real Inspirational Story. He is our whole time favorite television presenter for the Discovery Channel. We all know him well through his own TV Show Man Vs. Wild.
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