Darek Strychalski of Poland is the one ultra runner of a kind. Hit by a truck when aged only eight years old, Darek is 30% paralysed on the right side of his body and doesn't see on one eye. Around 13 years ago he discovered running as his preferred medicine and started competing.This year he pushed his body and mind to the limit in completing Badwater Ultramarathon, billed as ‘the world’s toughest foot race’, in a time of 45 hours and 11 minutes.
Documentary about Darek: vimeo.com/51521961
Darek was one of 83 finishers. A total of 97 had started.
Produced by Jakub Górajek
Track "Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town" by Pearl Jam