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Ricky “Bobby” James: a Remarkable Story of Perseverance

He lives by the one word: Perseverance. His goals and dreams are being fulfilled with each challenge that comes his way. He has raced in the Baja 500, along with competing in the Ironman competition while covering the 63 mile event in just seven hours, 14 minutes. He has also competed in, and finished the L.A. Marathon fifth in a hand cycle, and even competed in the X-games in Los Angeles back in 2008. Ricky “Bobby” James, the 20-year-old phenom from Murrieta California, is like no other race car driver at the speedway. James, who won the 2008 West Coast Pro Truck championship at Toyota Speedway of Irwindale, proved to himself and others that being a paraplegic was not going to stop him from becoming a champion. At the age of 16...

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