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New Zealand Book.
Personally Autographed (Aaron can sign the book to your liking)

Normally $39.90 new.

Perfect for:
- People training for an event esp. triathlon and the NZ Ironman
- People needing motivation/inspiration
- People of all ages

ISBN: 9780473142537
FORMAT: Paperback
PAGES: 144
PUBLICATION DATE: 2008
AUTHOR: Aaron Fleming


Aaron Fleming's story, written at the age of 24, of overcoming adversity to become a New Zealand Ironman and one of the country's youngest professional motivational speakers, is one of the most moving tales you will ever hear.

At age 16, when Aaron was on the verge of a promising future in gymnastics, his right lung suffered a series of collapses. After numerous operations he was told that he would never be capable of physically over-exerting himself ever again. He subsequently became addicted to painkillers and suffered from severe depression, even contemplating option out of life. Right then he decided to turn his life around.

With his 'anything is possible' attitude, Aaron began a journey of self-discovery, eventually competing in the grueling New Zealand Ironman. Despite a serious cycling accident during the build-up, he went on to represent New Zealand at Ironman USA Lake Placid. In conjunction with his sporting endeavors Aaron raised a considerable amount of money for cystic fibrosis, changing many lives along the way.

Purpose is a book to motivate and make a difference through telling how a young New Zealand 'everyday' male achieved an impossible dream through sheer determination and gutsy self-belief. Aaron's incredible fortitude and outstanding contribution to the community led to him being selected as New Zealand's Ambassador to carry the Olympic Torch in Canberra for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

His emotional, inspiring story will leave you with renewed respect for what can be achieved when you put your mind to it - because the purpose of life is to have a purpose.
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  • Seller location: Hamilton, Waikato, NZ

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