A barefoot boy recently went viral as he earned praise from netizens for his determination to win a race using an old bike with no gears! His opponents all came with the proper attire and rode on expensive mountain bikes, yet this young boy was undaunted by them all.
In a series of photos shared by Facebook page Abang Just Sebarkan, the young boy could be seen leading the pack despite his old bike. It did not even have any gears and actually looks a bit dilapidated yet this boy, racing barefoot at that, was determined to win even with the many obvious advantages that his opponents had against him.
For his admirable determination, the kid went viral – and people would soon ask how to reach him so they could donate a bike or simply congratulation him for his inspiring story.
Apparently, the kid hails from Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The barefoot kid definitely won netizens’ hearts. Soon, helped poured in for the kid.
After the post went viral, someone named Lang Tyleang managed to find him at his home to give him a bike. The sight of his home broke so many netizens’ hearts because the house is actually just a small shack made of wood and patches of GI sheets.
Tyleang provided him with a new mountain bike with big wheels that could easily match the bikes of the young boys’ opponents in the next race! Many netizens thanked Tyleang for what he did for the kid.
A lot of netizens also advised the latter to keep the bike so it would serve as reminder to him of the inspiring moment he won the internet with his old bike with no gears…