When Zion Zachariah Clark was a young boy he was born with a rare disorder that deprived him of legs. He was able to overcome this handicap and pursue a successful wrestling career. Today, he is a professional mixed martial artist and wheelchair racer.
Zion Clark is an athlete who is not only undefeated, but is also an inspiration to many. His incredible story has inspired him to give back and help others. He has become a motivational speaker for the United States of America.
Zion started wrestling when he was a child. When he was a young boy, he was bullied and placed in the foster care system. However, Clark found his confidence through competitive wrestling.
After three years of training, he began to win matches. He eventually competed in the Paralympic Nationals at UCLA. It was there that he earned the title of ‘World’s Fastest Running Man’.
Zion Clark is currently living in San Diego and is training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. His training includes using an assault bike and doing hand drills around cones.
In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Clark is also an accomplished musician. He has played drums in church, he plays guitar, and he has recently released a book. The book features stunning photos and a fascinating biography of Zion.
Mixed martial artist
A former wrestling All-American and professional mixed martial artist, Clark was born with a rare birth defect that prevented him from developing below the spine. He was also given up for adoption when he was young. Despite his challenges, he found a stable home at 16, and is now training for the 2024 Summer Olympics in the sport he loves.
Zion Clark is currently ranked eighth in the country at 125 pounds. This past weekend, Clark made his professional MMA debut in San Diego. After an injury during his first fight, he is currently on the road to recovery. While he’s focusing on the sport for the moment, Clark is also busy writing a book, releasing an e-book, and has appeared in the news in other media.
Among his many achievements, Zion Clark holds three Guinness World Records. One of the records is for the largest diamond push-up in a 3-minute period, the others being the best box jump using hands, and the best 20-meter run on two hands.
A 24-year-old athlete, Zion Clark was born without legs. He is an elite track and field athlete, a professional wrestler and an inspirational speaker.
Zion grew up in foster care and was adopted by Kimberli Hawkins. He was put up for adoption soon after birth. His birth mother was unable to take care of him.
While he was in high school, Zion began to train for wheelchair racing. His training focused on wrestling, but he shifted his focus to wheelchair racing. In 2016, he became the fastest racer in Ohio, winning two titles.
At the Paralympics, he participated in wheelchair racing. He finished fourth overall in the country, coming 0.5-0.7 seconds away from a qualifying time.
Clark is a motivational speaker and an entrepreneur. He recently landed a three-book deal with Candlewick Press. The first book is a photo study, “Zion Unmatched.”
He has over a million followers on social media. He also has a website. Besides his athletic achievements, Zion is a musical prodigy. He plays many instruments.
Self-described “no excuses” mentality
Despite being born without legs, Zion Clark has been able to accomplish more than he ever thought possible. He is a motivational speaker and author of a forthcoming memoir.
During his childhood, Clark was placed in foster care as a toddler. He spent most of his adolescence living in a single house of trust. His mother abandoned him when he was just a few months old. Throughout his life, Clark has been abused physically and mentally.
The last seven years have seen him grow in confidence. Now, he is a mixed martial arts fighter and a motivational speaker. He hopes to become an Olympian in the next few years. In fact, he is hoping to make the 2024 Paralympics team.
When he isn’t training for his sports, Clark has a passion for drumming, box jumps, and battle rope exercises. He also writes and produces rap videos.
Currently, Clark is working with his manager and trainer, Craig Levinson, to help him achieve his goals. This includes a biography, a book, and a documentary. If all goes well, he might be competing in the Olympics in Paris in 2024.