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Walk And Shine
Miracle Man - The Story of Terry Mitropoulos Full Documentary
In the face of adversity, Terry knows that when we reflect, believe and act with strength and determination, collectively we can achieve what seems to be the impossible. See Terry's full story here. www.walkandshine.org.au Rain ☔ hail ⛈ or shine🌞 we continue to Walk and Shine.
Achieve the Unbelievable. Terry Mitropoulos
National Nine News featured Terry Mitropoulos and Australian Strength Performance and the journey of Terry and how much he has overcome. Terry suffered a brain tumour, developed a superbug, had a stroke, received 13 operations to the brain and to the spine in the time of one year. After this they told him he would never walk again. It took 5 years of rehab for Terry to walk assisted however it only took him 6 months of Strength and Conditioning with Ben Siong from the Australian Strength Performance Centre to walk and jog unassisted.
The Y Australia
A Million Moments Terry and Troy's "two of us" story
What does it take to come back from the brink? Terry ‘The Miracle Man’ Mitropoulos believes it takes more than any individual – it takes the power of two. Over the last decade, Terry has battled a brain tumour, ‘super bug’, paraplegia, blindness and deafness. His miraculous story of courage and survival has made him a local hero in the Banyule region of Victoria, becoming Victorian Father of the Year in 2016, nominated by one of his sons through his local Y in Eltham. Troy, Terry’s trainer at the Y, has been a vital part of his journey since 2017, The past two and a half years have seen the pair become inseparable. This is their story - just one of the Y's Million Moments of inspiration.
An "Achieve the Unbelievable" Tribute to Terry Mitropoulos
At age 36 Terry Mitropoulos has a brain tumour removed, due to this he had fluid blockages to the brain and developed a superbug. After 13 surgeries in one year Terry got a stroke and was paralysed on the right side of his body. The superbug had to be killed off by a radical new treatment from Canada, the treatment was only meant to be for 2 weeks but he was on it for 4 months and completely destroyed his Nervous System. Due to all this trauma to his body he Doctors told him he would never walk again, Terry vowed that this would not be the case and after 4-5 years of rehab he could walk a little. But this was not enough and after watching a boxer and his strength and conditioning coach he sought after Ben Siong from Australian Strength Performance. After 6 months of strength and conditioning Terry went from taking 1-2 steps unassisted to walking up and down and even jogging. He had a belief in himself and a belief in Ben that he could do it, now the sky is the limit.
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