Lai Chi-Wai hopes that his achievement will inspire athletes with disabilities. .

Asian champion in rock climbing, the first winner from China in the X-Game's extreme sports tournament, 35-year-old Lai was have a brilliant sports career - right up to the car accident in 2011, which left his lower body paralyzed.

Subsequently, the athlete tried to engage in various sports: boxing, fencing and table tennis, but the love of climbing still won.

Therefore, on the fifth anniversary of the tragedy, in December 2016, he decided to climb the Lion Rock, almost 500 meters high, which is a symbol of the spirit of Hong Kong, as well means as perseverance, steadfastness and unity. The athlete said that ascending to this top wanted to prove that in a wheelchair, he can do his favorite sport.

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Nikita Chizhov