Kyle Maynard, author of No Excuses, was born in with a rare disorder called congenital amputation. He has no forearms, shortened legs, and stands only. He was born a congenital amputee, his arms ending at his elbows and his legs at his knees. But that didn’t stop Kyle Maynard from becoming a champion, on. Anyone can do anything. The true story of a congenital amputee who became a champion in wrestling and in life. (Hardcover)- $ + shipping (Softcover)-.

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So, when you have nothing to do, and no inspiration, just thank God that it is Christmas time, so your Aunt can send you an amazing and inspirational book like this one. This book was just a great story of Kyle’s life and his no excuse attitude that took him to great heights in wrestling and life. I feel bad to say that I was disappointed in this book. Apr 12, Desiree rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Jan 22, Joshua Cline rated it really liked it.

This helped me realize all of the blessings I had in my own life. Although he was born with a rare condition known as exxuses amputationwhere fibrous bands prevent the development of fetal limbs, Maynard decided to pursue involvement in sports, first in youth league football, where he played nose tackle for the Collins Hill National Eagles at age Overall it was a great book, very inspiring.


He was scared at first to do wrestling because everyone looked at ecuses different, everyone thought he was doing it to make a point, he did it because he loved it.

No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling And in Life

I wish there were more wrestler out there like Kyle spreading a positive view on the world of wrestling and also trying to promote that anyone with any disability can excel jyle lif I am so happy I found this book and put it on the top of my list. And he can still do everything that a regular person can do, he just had to find alternative ways to do everyday activities. Jan 23, Lynnea rated n it was ok Shelves: The book is about overcoming draw backs and facing everyday challenges.

He was so determined that he could be the best at any sport he, “wanted to strip his opponent of his confidence,” he also wanted his opponent to feel like, “…he was the one who had the odds stacked against him. He wasn’t like everyone else didn’t stop him from going after his dream. Iyle 08, Holli rated it it was amazing.

Well, I am here to tell you that you don’t even need arms or legs, just a “never give up” attitude. The authored managed to fit every emotion he had into words so that you as a reader could feel them too. I thought this book was really inspiring.

The Book took place from when he was born to when he was in college. As an OT, I really liked how his parents and I believe it was his father said to stop just feeding him. What do you think it takes to be a world class athlete? I saw part of a documentary about Kyle and wanted to be inspired by his book. Aug 24, Erin rated it it was amazing. He worked hard to keep up with the other kids. Kyle looks like a normal person but he is missing his legs, from the knee down, and his arms, from the elbow down.


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Trivia About No Excuses: He’s been wrestling since 6th grade. He took each failure and learned from it. The most interesting thing that happened was when he won state with the best wrestler in the state. There were some inspiring and inspirational thing in this book. He also wanted to do it to show that he could perform like an excusex person. HE is so inspirational and wants noo be a person who can help.

Mar 27, Marina Fentress added it. The main authors name was Kyle Maynard. Kyle does his best to explain the situations and matches to those of us who are not familiar with the sport of wrestling, but I found myself getting bored when reading the details of his matches.