Barnaby Howarth is a type 1 diabetic and a stroke survivor (after being bashed in an alcohol fueled gang attack). He is also an ex AFL footballer for the Sydney Swans, an author, a film maker, has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and is a motivational speaker. Barnaby was three-quarters through writing his autobiography in 2005 when he was bashed outside a nightclub in Sydney, had a stroke and was placed on life support. When he recovered, he finished writing his autobiography and had it self-published, but couldn't shake the feeling he'd let himself down. He didn't feel like he'd done his story justice, but now he's finished what he started and is telling his story.