Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: BBC

Last April Lomas walked the London marathon in 17 days wearing a "bionic" suit

Claire Lomas TT challenge: ‘I can only feel the handle bars’

The idea of racing around the Isle of Man's world-famous TT course is terrifying for most us. Yet Claire Lomas, who is paralysed from the chest down, hopes to do just that while only using...

Ed Jackson: Dragons rugby player on his battle to walk again

Saturday, 8 April, 2017 was the day that changed the life of rugby player Ed Jackson forever. The Dragons number eight had just finished lunch at a family barbecue near Bath. But one "freak" moment later...

Legacy of a fearless fighter

The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man. It was on November 9, 1938, Kristallnacht in Germany, when Jewish property was destroyed wholesale and about 30,000 Jews arrested, beaten, murdered or dragged off...