In April 2012 Jackie an endurance race athelete was involved in a near fatal car accident which left her in hospital for weeks with brain trauma, a broken back and shattered knee. She was told she may never walk the same again let alone race. Determined not to give up she competed in her first mini triathlon 6 months later and won. Fast forward to Feb 2013 and she's training to do an Iron Man later this year. Talk about an inspiration!
The full story of the crash can be found all over the internet, but this article in the Daily Mail has photos of the aftermath of the crash.