A man who was born without leg has praised his foster own circle of relatives for assisting him to become a freestyle wrestler. Zion Clark, 23, was born with an extraordinary genetic disorder known as Caudal Regression Syndrome, which impairs development in the lower part of the spine.
But Zion, who lives in Ohio, has managed to conquer the odds and is now a successful pro freestyle wrestler - he is even the subject of a Netflix documentary about his life. Growing up in foster care, Zion says he was often bullied by other children for having no legs, however his foster mum Kimberlli, who later adopted him, would also be there to cheer him on.
Zion says that people used to pick on him for having no legs, however think that the 'best way to deal with haters is to use the hate to lift yourself up'. Despite having a bad time at school, Zion says he was able to turn it around in senior year, study hard and earn himself a place at college. Modest Zion credits the love and support of Kimberlli saying she is 'the best woman' he knows. Now Zion is thinking ahead for what his future holds and where his profession may take him.
He added: "My dreams and ambitions? One day, to make the Olympic team and be one of the best freestyle wrestlers in the world. "The biggest lesson I've had to learn is that things won't always go your way.
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