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We’re trying a new thing on the Website, which is to focus on a topic that is brought to our attention or that comes to light through the news or other sources. We would love to hear your thoughts or experiences if you feel that any of the subjects raised relate to you or to people […]
“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” Christopher Reeve We recently published a post featuring Andy Watson who broke 2 vertebrae in his neck and became a tetraplegic. Tetraplegia is about as bad as it gets, Wikipedia defines it: “Tetraplegia, also […]
CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was […]