Disability Is My Blessing

  The Ministry of the People and Social Development yesterday launched its first Health and Wellness Fair, with a five-kilometre walk/run around the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, with “global social motivator”, triple amputee Ra­jesh Durbal in the run.Durbal, whose parents were born in Trinidad, lives in Florida, USA, and has competed in several […]

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Triple amputee Rajesh Durbal Appointed Social Motivator

Minister of the People and Social Development, Dr. the Honourable Glenn Ramadharsingh appointed triple amputee athlete Rajesh Durbal as Social Motivator, today, Tuesday 16th July,2013 for  Durbal’s contribution to the disabled community. Rajesh Durbal created history as the world’s first triple amputee to compete and finish in the Kona Hawaii Iron Man Triathlon Championships in 2011. Durbal has drawn […]

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Partin Settlement School – Rajesh Durbal

Rajesh Durbal had the honor to address the Partin Settlement graduation class.  Durbal spread the 5th grade Class of Partin Settlement Elementary with hope, inspiration and transformation, teaching various topics as wellness, mind, body, and spirit, and how to apply this to live your best life now. He talked with the students about learning to […]

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Make Artificial Limbs Affordable

“Sweat is nothing compared to your tears,” said triple-amputee athlete Rajesh Durbal during an interview at Piarco Airport upon his arrival in Trinidad yesterday. Durbal, 35, offered these words of inspiration to children wanting to follow in his footsteps.   Read more at the Guardian Newspaper   

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Drafts New Plan for Disable people in Trinidad.

A plan to give disabled people better access to public facilities will be drafted by triple-amputee athlete Rajesh Durbal and presented to Government for their consideration by next week. Durbal paid courtesy calls to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Anil Roberts on Thursday before giving a motivational speech at […]

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Goat Races – Dazzles Rajesh

AMERICAN triathlete Rajesh Durbal, who wears prosthetics after both legs were amputated at the knees because of a congenital deformity, stared in amazement yesterday as he witnessed his first ever “running with the goats” race along the streets of Buccoo in Tobago. “Absolutely incredible. Amazing,” Durbal gushed as he witnessed and then participated in the […]

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Triple Amputee Rajesh Durbal – Thrills and RainbowCup

NEW champions were crowned in the highly anticipated Neal and Massy Rainbow Cup but the highlight of the day was undoubtedly triple amputee Rajesh Durbal who defied not only the sweltering heat but his physical challenge to finish the Olympic distance course to the delight of all who were able to witness his feat. Durbal, […]

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No Stopping ‘Wild Man’ Rajesh

Nigel Wall, chief motivational speaker of Ask Leadership Ltd, will host Rajesh Durbal, a US triple amputee athlete for the first time in T&T under the theme No Excuses Tour. In an interview yesterday at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Wall, who is also the event organiser of No Excuses Tour, said he was personally inspired […]

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There is No Limit

He is in Trinidad on a five-day visit partly sponsored by PowerGen. Durbal said his aim is to bring about systemic change on a global level, as he visits schools to raise awareness. Durbal yesterday visited the National Centre for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) and the Naparima College, San Fernando. He told the differently-abled students […]

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Rajesh Durbal Motivates Students

Durbal “hi-fived” his young fans and thrilled them even further when he got up on the stage and started dancing to the infectious tassa music. The inspirational and emotional afternoon, though, had only just begun; Durbal spoke of his trials as a young man with one arm and two legs amputated. Many in the auditorium came […]

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Durbal tells students ‘No Excuses!’

  After a week in T&T and a tour which has left a lasting impression on many, triple-amputee athlete Rajesh Durbal says he will be back soon to continue the work he has started here. Durbal’s parents are Trinidadian. The triathlete was here as part of the motivational No Excuses Tour, a collaboration of his […]

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Prosthetics For People

The potential for artificial limbs to return people to productive capacity got a big advertisement in May 2012 when triple-amputee athlete Rajesh Durbal visited Trinidad and Tobago. Mr Durbal, whose parents are from this country, has participated in the Iron Man world Triathlon. “Sweat,” he said on his arrival in Trinidad, “is nothing compared to your tears.” […]

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Rajesh Durbal – Ambassador for Inclusion Fusion 2014

Triple amputee and triathlete, Rajesh Durbal, has officially accepted an invitation from Minister of the People and Social Development, Dr Glen Ramadharsingh to return to Trinidad in July to lead a 5K run around the Queen’s Park Savannah in order to help bring awareness to the disabled community in Trinidad and Tobago. Read more here: […]

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Rajesh Durbal Wins Hearts at Rainbow Cup

Triple amputee Rajesh Durbal again showed to Trinidad and Tobago that willpower and determination trumps even the most difficult setbacks in life after competing in the Sprint triathlon event at the popular Neal and Massy Rainbow Cup in Turtle Beach, Tobago on Saturday. Durbal stopped the clock at one hour, 38 minutes and 21 seconds […]

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