After several years competing in F1, Alex Zanardi suffered an accident in 2001 in which both legs were amputated. He then decided to focus his sporting efforts on adapted cycling and earned three Paralympic golds.
In addition to being one of the most inspirational disabled celebrities, Aaron famous for people with disabilities. Fotheringham is also one of the most famous skaters in the world. His specialty? Wheelchair skating.
Decca Records rejected The Beatles on the ground that "guitar groups are on the way out" when auditioned for them in 1962, and claiming, quite wrongly, that "The Beatles have no future in show business."