People Who Proved That Nothing Is Impossible

Turia Pitt (born 24 July 1987) is an Australian mining engineer, humanitarian, athlete, motivationalist, and author.Turia Pitt was competing in an ultramarathon through Western Australia's Kimberley region in 2011 when she was caught in a grass fire. An inquiry into the Kimberley Ultramarathon was damning of the race organisers, RacingThePlanet. She had to suffer burns to 70% of her body and had all fingers on her right hand amputated and two fingers on her left hand amputated. She launched Supreme Court action against the organisers, and in May 2014, it was reported that it was resolved with an out-of-court settlement