I understood that I would have to become someone worth loving, someone of value, someone better than I ever thought possible, he said in a TEDx talk entitled Why you should fall recklessly in love.I figured if I'm going to do something, I'm going to do it all the way, he told INSIDER.Before I had cancer, I liked to test my physical limits, he said. When I saw this adventure... it was in the mindset of 'my body turned on me, I don't know when it's going to turn on me again, so I'm going to get as much use out of it as I can.'Most racers pass through Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine, and take pride in the fact that virtually none of the routes are smooth or safe. It was actually really surprising how well the car held up in the long haul, Casey said of encountering rough roads that would send the car flying.It was important for my dad and I to have that time, that forced proximity in such a closed area, he said.It holds the Guinness World Record for the world's longest horse race. The exact course changes every year and is kept secret until the start of the Derby. Casey spent a year training for the Mongol Derby, but had no other horse riding experience before that. I want to heroically say I would have kept riding, but bottom line, my saddle was gone and they said, 'You're pretty jacked up as it is. You don't have a horse, you don't have a saddle, you don't have a GPS, so we're going to pull you.'I Do It For Her provides scholarships to at-risk youth in St. Louis, as well as wish-granting resources to help individuals accomplish a lifelong goal.