By now, we've seen enough biopics of famous trailblazers to appreciate how hard it usually is to be the first person to do anything.
After all, if nobody else has done something before, the number of people who will understand what's going on when we try can be few and far between. And it doesn't help that those who can't recognize a visionary when they see one aren't always nice about that fact.
But when someone believes strongly enough in their idea or their dream, they can accomplish some seriously incredible things and even make their own mark on history.
Unfortunately, many of these pioneers don't live to see the impact they've made, so it's always very special when someone can confidently say they have. And it's even better when it doesn't seem like they've slowed down at all.