“I don’t think about it as me being in a wheelchair. I am simply there to race, just like I was before my injury,” says Michael Johnson.

“I don’t think about it as me being in a wheelchair. I am simply there to race, just like I was before my injury,” says Michael Johnson.

Being paralyzed at the age of 12 can have a wrecking effect on your development. It can make you feel limited socially, confused about who you are and your place in the world. But for Michael Johnson, this could have never happened. He knew what he was destined to be since he was