Bhakti Sharma the one who broke records & stereotypes

My mother is a swimmer. She started teaching me how to swim when I was just two-and-a-half years old. And that’s how it all began,” says open water swimmer Bhakti Sharma, talking about her love for the sea. She born in Mumbai and brought up in Udaipur. She conquered her first open water swim at the age of14. the race being 16 km swim in 2003, starting from Uran Port (Navi Mumbai) to Gateway of India. And she has never looked back since.

This must sound real big but here's the other side of the coin brought up by Hero Honda Motocrop. Record Breaking Swimmer Bhakti Sharma on Her Battles, Triumphs and the Olympic Dream.

Why do you treat me any unique? Why do I have to get approval for each decision I make? Why does the whole world go bonkers on the off chance that I don't concur with what you say? Because I am a lady? - Says Bhakti Sharma

Bhakti Sharma scrutinised all these and numerous more whys. Likely that is the reason she holds the record for being the most youthful female swimmer to have vanquished 5 seas and 7 oceans of the world. Her trip of acing the workmanship and becoming showbiz royalty in the midst of the naysayers who continually disparaged her for being a lady is perfect. What's more, the battle is not quite recently restricted to her. Her mom who is additionally her mentor needed to experience the same. In any case, they didn't lose assurance. They doubted each generalisation that society tossed at them and made a permanent stamp for themselves. Watch her rousing story here and never modest far from asking 'why'.

I salutes the soul of such ladies who break free from the shackles of the general public and sparkle. It was a great piece of content by Hero Motocrop. 


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