A New Guinness Book of Records for the disabled

by Beatrice Credi - 2016.08.05
A New Guinness Book of Records for the disabled
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An Australian wheelchair pulling a 3-ton truck or a car driver with visual impairment. These are just some of the amazing characters of eHandicap world records, the website that collects the most incredible feats performed by people with disabilities. An idea of Belgian Luc Costermans who a few years ago, after having travelled the furthest distance in single-engine aircraft in one day, wanted to get his record certified and registered. This was not allowed by the administrators of the "Guinness Book of Records" because he was disabled. But Luc didn’t give up and, along the lines of the original, he created a new version. His idea was a success with 150 thousand hits a year, information in three languages: French, English, Spanish and the support of prestigious sponsors. Amongst them, Philippe Streiff, the Formula 1 driver who became quadriplegic after an accident. In addition, the platform is not only a showcase for worldwide achievements, but a real support community for anyone who wants to develop a business and need advice and support.

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