Damien Lopez Alfonso, a Cuban born man who was tragically electrocuted at the age of 13 and had massive injuries including amputations to his arms and facial burns and disfigurements.
Despite his injury’s and in an effort to resume his life, Damien channeled his focus and energy to riding his bike. Those efforts eventually paid off and Damien quickly realized that he was a very talented cyclist. He began racing in Havana Cuba entering road races and competing with the locals. He began winning races and moved up to elite level racing, making the competition seem like they were the ones with disabilities.