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Countdown to Toronto... 4 Days Left!!!

RSVP   "RICK'S SPEECH" After a year of pushing himself half way across the world, Rick, Amanda, Don and Lee find themselves at the centre of million Chinese who have embraced their dream. It's both a moment of triumph and reflection as Rick remembers how long the journey  has been from obscurity for everyone who knows disability.

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Countdown to Toronto...6 Days!!!

RSVP   "IT'S NOT FAIR" Half way into their ascent of The Great Wall, Rick stops - a necessary break to cool him down. A wave of emotion washes over him as Rick wonders if his dream of making the world pay attention, matters to anyone. Lee sits quietly worried about how hard this must be. Don takes the opportunity to say something, he has been waiting a lifetime for. It is an honest moment between best...

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Countdown To Toronto ... 7 days!!!

RSVP   "I CAN'T KEEP UP"   On a back road in the high country, heat and exhaustion have begun to take their toll. Amanda no longer to keep up to Rick's pace, falls behind. Don struggles and like Amanda, can no longer endure the heat and is left in the shadow of a dragon, pushing through the pain of the Great Wall. 

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Countdown to Toronto ... 8 Days!

RSVP "HOW MUCH MORE PREPARED CAN WE BE?" With an upper body overdeveloped from pushing his wheelchair chair half way around the world, Rick's muscles produce heat that must be controlled during his climb up the Great Wall. Recurring infection and fever make the effort to control his temperature more difficult as he struggles with the increasing grade and the sun that quickly warms the mountain air....

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