Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Undefeated! He overcame cerebral palsy to become a boxer

  1. #1
    ___ Sa'aB™ ___ Field Marshal DesiCasanova's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    366,247
    Rep Power
    100

    Thumbs up Undefeated! He overcame cerebral palsy to become a boxer

    Diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy due to birth asphyxiation, Zeus Andre Sequeira is no stranger to fighting.


    Photographs: Courtesy Zeus Andre Sequeira/Instagram and Facebook

    en he was born, Zeus Andre Sequeira had an umbilical chord wrapped around his neck and a 5-minute delay in getting the oxygen lead to a brain damage.

    Initially his parents weren't sure of the extend of the brain damage. All they noticed were his delayed eye movements.

    "I wouldn't react easily to people calling out to me," he says.

    When he turned a year old, his parents took him for a diagnostic test, which revealed that little Zeus was suffering from quadriplegic cerebral palsy.

    Till the age of 14, he struggled with a hunched back and knees bent at almost 90 degrees.

    However, a supra-major skeletal and muscular reconstructive surgery at the age of 14 gave him a chance to start over all again.

    Today at 29, he has been medically cleared to fight able-bodied boxers and is practising for his first fight as a professional boxer.

    "I get better every week and my goal is to get my first fight by the end of 2018," says the fighter, who is dedicating his journey towards raising funds for Holland Bloorview, a rehabilitation hospital for kids with disabilities.
    ╰დ╮LovEPOWER ╭დ╯

  2. #2
    SB Legend Brigadier General
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    in.center.of.TALIBAN
    Posts
    21,412
    Rep Power
    100

    Default

    That's nice ...


    ......

Similar Threads

  1. The 15 Greatest Undefeated Teams of All-Time
    By rishabhd in forum Sports
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 24-04-2014, 05:28 PM
  2. Child, 4, suffering from cerebral palsy is given £500 by a stranger
    By ~ b e l l a ~ in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-11-2012, 10:07 PM
  3. Undefeated : Movie details
    By sens in forum Movies
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 16-02-2012, 04:39 PM
  4. How to workout like a boxer
    By dhruvlonely in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 11-11-2010, 12:24 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •