Miles Taylor may have cerebral palsy, but he continues to be impressive. He recently managed to inspire the masses by lifting a hefty Atlas Stone.
Taylor has become a true inspiration for athletes with disabilities. His positive attitude and outlook on life has garnered him some massive respect, really earning him the nickname Smiley. Not to mention, this mentality has certainly helped him in achieving some unbelievable feats.
Although Taylor has various interests in things like photography, he has a true passion for fitness and strongman competitions. His Instagram is littered with pictures and videos of him doing unbelievable things in the weight room. Moreover, this has even led to a relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and invitations to the Arnold Sports Festival.
It is this level of incredible accomplishment which brings Miles Taylor to our attention today. Over the weekend, the Arnold Strongman USA went down at the Santa Monica Pier. Among the other amazing performances, was Smiles managing to lift an Atlas Stone over the bar for three reps.
Check out the video of the incredible display:
“So inspiring to see our friend @smiles_taylor again at the Arnold Strongman USA”
In addition to that, Taylor shared his own angle of the lift on Instagram. Here, he gave his thoughts on the showing, explaining that he only intended to do one rep, but pushed himself further.
“What a day!!! I lifted the atlas stone over the bar for three reps even though I only planned on doing 1 rep!!” Taylor said in the post. “It was amazing to have @schwarzenegger and @derick_carver cheering me on!! And of course my coach @uncle.nic who’s always right by my side (being a pain in my ass)😂 Congratulations to all the strongman competitors and firefighters who came out! It was an awesome event to be apart of! I’m so grateful!”
Miles Taylor continues to be, without a doubt, one of the most inspirational people in the world. It is impressive to see him continue to get better.