Alex Zanardi: Dreams are made of this

Alex Zanardi: Dreams are made of this

Winning two CART titles and a paralympic gold medal would be enough for most folk who, in between, had been given the last rites. Not for Alex Zanardi though. As Andy Hallbery found out, he's set his sights on tackling the Indy 500...

Alex Zanardi's gold medal win in the Paralympics was just the latest chapter in an extraordinary life. One that, even by NASA's medical calculations, he should not still be living after his sickening crash at Lausitz in 2001.

Not only is he still here, he is now a gold medal Olympian.

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