In his first book, Race You to The Top, Tony Christiansen told the story of his life since a tragic accident at the age of nine saw both his legs amputated. Readers and audiences who have since heard him speak are amazed and fascinated to learn of ...
his incredible life since then, which has seen him earn a black belt in Tae Kwan Do, qualify as a surf lifeguard, become a speedway and racing car champion, a gold-medal-winning international athlete, a qualified pilot, a successful businessman, husband and father of three. Now a sought-after inspirational seeker on the international circuit, Tony continues to make a significant difference in the lives of those who hear him speak. First published in 2000, Tony's inspirational story has been rewritten as Don't Just Sit There for a Young Adult audience, so younger readers can share his remarkable story of determination and courage and learn from his never say die attitude that has taken Tony to places he would never have dreamed including climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in Kenya and becoming a TV star in Korea. An extraordinary story of a larger than life New Zealander who hasn't let not having a leg to stand on hold him back.
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Date of publication: 06/05/2005
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