Captured by the brutal Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, and losing an arm and a leg after he was blown up clearing landmines, you'd expect Chris Moon to have a cynical view of life.
On the contrary, Mr Moon has defied the odds and pushed his mind and body to the limits by becoming the first amputee in the world to run a number of the world's toughest ultra marathons.
Mr Moon was in Malta last Friday to present a motivational talk.
Watch highlights of this week's Times Talk interview by clicking the link above. The interview will be uploaded on timesofmalta.com tomorrow.