THE immensely proud Bennett Powell was once told he would never walk. On Sunday completed first Ironman Australia Port Macquarie. With that in mind, don’t be surprised if the next time you see him, whether it’s next week, next month or next year, he still has his medal hung around his neck.
After being diagnosed with cerebral palsy and being told he’d never walk, Bennett Powell went on to not only walk but completed Ironman Australia Port Macquarie in just over 13 hours. There’s no doubt he’s an inspiration to all those who know him.