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    Think you can drift?

    A Polish man who lost both his arms in a motorcycle accident four years ago has continued has overcome his disability - by learning to drive with his feet.

    Bartosz Ostałowski from Nowy Sacz was so determined not to let his disability get in the way of his passion that he is now able to operate any automatic car.

    I remember meeting people who were learning to paint with their feet and I thought, I can do that, says Bartosz, 24.

    But his main target is to now participate in a real rally. I know its a little scary, says his mum Alicja, but I think its great that he is showing strength and wants to compete in a race.
    He's now hoping to get his racing license
    He has made modifications to his car that allow him to open his harness and open the door so he can get out of the car within 10 secs, as per regulations

    He did all these modifications BY HIMSELF! with his feet!

    this is a segment of the show I saw,

    the first segment is the filmmaker showing a clip of him drifting his car to some pro drifters from http://prodrift.pl/

    they don't know he's disabled, and at first are like "well he's pretty good, good line etc.." up untill they see that he's steering with his foot

    the rest of the clip is an interview with him, his GF, him driving shotgun with a pro-drifter and vice-versa, and seeing him ride shotgun in a rallycar

    at the end you can see him welding and grinding some metal, all with his feet

    oh yeah, he also paints!!

    I'm sorry, the whole segment is in Polish, but I just have to show this to you guys

    http://uwaga.onet.pl/40381,wideo,217...,reportaz.html

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    They should play that while they interview all those folk who cant work because they have in an grown toe nail

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    drifts better than quite a few people i know including me

    amazing how he just gets in with it

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    Quote Originally Posted by fry View Post


    They should play that while they interview all those folk who cant work because they have in an grown toe nail
    Pmsl, nice one Fry

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    amazing individual - like you say people claiming they are unable to do things in the long term due to minor injury should hang thier heads in shame. this guy is inspiring

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    that is something else

    that man should be given a medal

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    ...and can weld!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fry View Post


    They should play that while they interview all those folk who cant work because they have in an grown toe nail
    To be fair, if this dude had an in growing toenail, he wouldn't be able to drift

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aitch View Post
    To be fair, if this dude had an in growing toenail, he wouldn't be able to drift
    he'd probably just sort it out using the angle grinder
    bovvered?

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