Ian Parkinson lost both of his legs due to an IED blast in Afghanistan back in 2011, but that isn’t stopping him from one of his passions: skateboarding. Here on Veteran’s Day, let’s take a moment to appreciate a soldier’s resolve to make the most out of life despite a disability. He calls himself “Sergeant Stubbs”, and if he can’t inspire you, I don’t know what can.

And in case you want to get a gimpse of how he taught himself, check out this story done by MailOnline.