He describes himself as a 'tough teacher' who doesn't accept excuses from anyone. And he is. But some years ago nobody can imagine that he can do it. Zack Ruhl, 27-year-old- athlete, from Houston, Texas, had his legs amputated after he was born due to a rare bone condition. Zack born with brittle leg bones and missing thigh bones which meant doctors had to amputate the remaining limbs. His mother, Cheryl Corbello, said that aged 7 months he'd crawl in his body cast to reach bottles of milk. 'Anybody who has ever told me I couldn't do something - I proved them wrong,' Zack said.
Ruhl started playing sports and lifting weights in high school but his coaches were reluctant to let him join in with the other children. But he was known as the most competitive guy and in high school his name was posted among the results of the highest bench press. Later Zack take his knowledge and strength into his own gym where he could teach other amputees how to work out. And he did it again. That how Ruhl describes his gym - 'When I am at the gym working out that's when life's the best. The one word you cannot use in my gym is "can't". That word is out of your vocabulary as soon as you come in here.' Here you can see how he benching 500 lbs!
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