If you do not believe that everyone has a destiny, the story of aspiring Paralympic shooter Glen McMurtrie may change your mind.
Six years after acquiring paraplegia in a dirt bike accident, Glen was driving wearily along a quiet rural road when he phoned a hotel in the next town and asked for a wheelchair-accessible room. There was one available, but when Glen arrived at the hotel a short time later, he was told that it was occupied. The occupant – Australian Para-shooting legend Ashley Adams.
The two men initially had little in common. Glen had not played sport since his accident, but over dinner and a few beers, Ashley’s spirited and unique stories about his shooting exploits inspired Glen to give it a go.
Ashley sold Glen a rifle and told him everything that he needed to know. He taught him strategy and about competing. He also introduced him …Read More