Heroes are important, as they inspire others in becoming better persons. But heroes are normal people like the rest of us… they only show more perseverance than the average human being, so they get to achieve what others can only dream of.
Your food can be plain or spicy, and so is your life. Taking the risk is what makes the difference between the big mouths and the big hearts.
50 years after Burt Munro proved there’s no harder material than human spirit, we still commemorate and celebrate his success. It is easy to do now.
But what about before having beaten some records in Bonneville Salt Flats? what about when he was in New Zealand working on his old Indian Motorcycle and people were calling him crazy?
He believed in himself, the rest of the crew was just afraid to believe in anyone at all, not to mention themselves. Once one has succeeded friends come out of the blue anytime, anywhere.
But a true person knows…
If only I had the his will… well… I’ll keep searching for it in this never ending quest.