Rick Hansen:  Man In Motion
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Rick Hansen: Man In Motion

4.04 of 5 stars 4.04  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The true story of Rick Hansen's journey around the world in a wheelchair powered by nothing but the strength in his arms and the determination in his heart. He was an athlete facing a challenge and hoping that along the way he could raise awareness of the potential of people with disabilities, and raise money to fund spinal cord research, rehabilitation and awareness. If s...more
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Rick Hansen, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Rick Hansen

Legends of Vancouver by E. Pauline JohnsonThe Daring Game by Kit PearsonA Ribbon of Shining Steel by Julie LawsonThe Trolls by Polly HorvathThe Mouse Woman Trilogy by Christie Harris
British Columbia
87th out of 93 books — 13 voters
Embattled Hearts by J.M. MaddenHarvard Hottie by Annabelle CostaThe Morning Side of Dawn by Justine DavisPush Girl by Chelsie HillThe Key by Victoria Darkins
Wheelchair Characters
44th out of 45 books — 26 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 42)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Really, this book could have been a measly 25 page, moldy, misspelled piece of trash and it still would have been a masterpiece. Because it is written by Rick Hansen about one of the most inspiring tours in history, it could never fail.
Because it was a hardcover, 200 page, sincerely written treasure, it was even better.
The story follows Rick from the time he is paralyzed, to the time the book is published (1999). Thus, the entire tour is depicted in Rick's man-to-man style of writing. What do I...more
Ron Shore
This is the most motivating book I have ever read. Rick Hansen and Terry Fox are 2 of Canada's most inspirational people. Motivated by their disabilities both Rick and Terry did not make excuses for themselves but went on to have a substantial impact on the world. When I bicycled across North America I used Rich Hansen's book as a tool to overcome the many adversities that I faced. I always said to myself, if Rick can go all around the world (25,000 miles) in a wheelchair, then I can do 4,600 mi...more
Truly Inspiring!
Kei marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2014
Jeri added it
May 19, 2014
Evadne marked it as to-read
May 14, 2014
Hadley added it
Feb 17, 2014
Afsar Koppal
Afsar Koppal marked it as to-read
Jan 19, 2014
Diana marked it as to-read
Jan 17, 2014
Alexander Jonez
Alexander Jonez marked it as to-read
Dec 03, 2013
Ljubica marked it as to-read
Nov 11, 2013
Gurjivan marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2013
Tracey added it
Sep 28, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Buddah's brain Rick Hansen: Man in Motion Rick Hansen Going The Distance:  7 Steps To Personal Change Leadership and the Art of Surfing

Share This Book