May 11, 2018 @ 9 am

Amanda Worne

In August 2015 Amanda was out training for a triathlon when her bike brakes failed and she hit a post at 50 miles per hour. She broke 11 bones, punctured a lung and became paralysed from the waist down. Since her accident she has faced many challenges…

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May 11, 2018 @ 9 am

Ann Wild

Despite being born with Spina Bifida, Ann decided she wanted to be a pilot when she was only seven. When she was told by the Air Cadets that she couldn’t join because of her disability she was heartbroken. She was constantly told what she wasn’t able to…

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May 11, 2018 @ 8 am

Jacqui Ponde

In 2009, Jacqui fell down the stairs, breaking her neck and incurring a life-changing spinal cord injury. She was selected for a ground-braking operation which eventually meant she could walk again but she still suffers from numerous symptoms including chronic pain, fatigue and partial paralysis to her…

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May 11, 2018 @ 8 am

Tim Matthews

Four years ago, Tim started to have bad pains in his hips and legs. He was referred to a consultant and after many tests he was told he had Heredity Spastic Paraplegia. He has found it difficult to come to terms with the diagnosis and all the…

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