Extreme athlete Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham pulls off 50-foot air jump in wheelchair

(CBS News) For those who have never heard of him, Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham is a young athlete who managed to adapt his wheelchair-bound disability into a "challenge accepted" state of mind, by learning how to perform extreme feats and tricks of the BMX and skateboarding variety.  So with that in mind, check out this inspiring athlete take on his latest amazing challenge at the MegaRamp Rio contest in Brazil in the video above.  And while I'd definitely recommend watching the entire process, the impressive accomplishment kicks in at about 2 minutes into the clip.

The stunt took place on August 25th, 2012 and was posted by Aaron Fotheringham who writes:

my experiences thus far with the Mega Ramp, Never give up, keep trying, no matter how many times you come up short!

Seriously, Aaron truly has some amazing dedication, nerves of steel, undeniable skills and now, a major triple-rainbow salute of excellence from us here at The Feed for this inspiring feat. If you'd like too learn more about Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, you can visit his website by clicking here.

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