Tag Archive: LimbPower

One Man, One Leg, One Bike – Will You Support Scott for LimbPower?

#ScottMoorhouseCyclesBritain One Man, One Leg, One Bike This weekend, Saturday 14th July, Paralympian Scott Moorhouse who represented Great Britain at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London will embark on a gruelling challenge to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats in just one week. Scott has already raised a staggering £4,435.99 for his chosen chairty LimbPower, A National… View Article

Events Not To Miss in July from LimbPower!

Join LimbPower and friends for the Manic MaraFun, Family Fun Day, Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Fundamental Skills Workshop on Saturday 21st July at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. From 9.00am -4.00pm. Any donations towards the running cost of this event would also be very much appreciated. LimbPower’s Next Event for Families  The next children’s event is the Teddy Bears’ Picnic,… View Article

LimbPower FUNdamental Skills Workshop

  LimbPower FUNdamental Skills Workshop Saturday 18th November – 10.00am – 4.00pm Forum Square, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5RX For children between 5–18 who have an activity limb. Develop: skills to help your child take part in school PE their confidence and self-esteem new skills  have fun meet other children with a similar disability Your child… View Article

Limb Loss Awareness Month – Get Moving!

We’re now nearly heading for half-way through Limb Loss Awareness Month so there’s still time to decide how you might get involved. One way is to join LimbPower’s social media campaign called #GetMoving to raise awareness of the physical health benefits and mental health benefits of engaging in physical activity with a focus on moving more….. View Article

LimbPower Junior Games 2016

LimbPower will be hosting the 2016 Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttmann Rd, Aylesbury HP21 9PP on 1st October. Entry and Payment forms are available on the LimbPower website, (http://limbpower.com/index.php or click on the logo above), and these should be completed and returned to LimbPower by Friday 25th September 2016. You can also download a… View Article

Junior Games 2015…

The Junior Games this year will take place at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Saturday 10th October. This is a fantastic event where young people with limb difference or other physical impairment can try out new sports in a safe and supportive environment and meet other young amputees and their families. It’s the perfect opportunity to… View Article

Team Bader at London Triathlon

TEAM BADER AMPUTEES TAKE ON AJ BELL LONDON TRIATHLON 8th – 9th August 2015 Encouraged by our first successful 2014 entry in the London Triathlon as THE ONLY AMPUTEE TEAM to participate and the results achieved, Team Bader decided to create a presence of amputees this year and invite other amputee related charities to participate… View Article

DBF Continue Support of Games

By David Bickers Douglas Bader Foundation continues its association with the Primary Games. Another fantastic day at Stoke Mandeville organised by LimbPower and WheelPower. Great turn out of families and in awe of the abilities of this varied group of children with disabilities and seeing a number of friendly faces from our Bader Braves events. Good… View Article
Please Spare 5 Minutes to Complete the LimbPower Survey

Please Spare 5 Minutes to Complete the LimbPower Survey

Please complete this survey for LimbPower and help them to reach their target of 100 people. Your answers could benefit others. Thank you so much for your response so far, 47 people have completed the website survey. We need 100 people, so please do complete this if you have time.This is your opportunity to have… View Article

Please Spare 5 Minutes to Complete the LimbPower Survey

Please complete this survey for LimbPower and help them to reach their target of 100 people. Your answers could benefit others. Thank you so much for your response so far, 47 people have completed the website survey. We need 100 people, so please do complete this if you have time.This is your opportunity to have… View Article
URGENT! LimbPower Primary and Junior Games postponed

URGENT! LimbPower Primary and Junior Games postponed

We’ve just heard that sadly LimbPower’s Primary & Junior Games which was to be held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium this coming weekend, 4th & 5th October, has had to be postponed. LimbPower took this difficult decision due to the low number of registrations this year. The Games will now go ahead next spring at a… View Article

URGENT! LimbPower Primary & Junior Games postponed

We’ve just heard that sadly LimbPower’s Primary & Junior Games which was to be held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium this coming weekend, 4th & 5th October, has had to be postponed. LimbPower took this difficult decision due to the low number of registrations this year. The Games will now go ahead next spring at a… View Article

GET YOUR SKATES ON – STILL TIME TO REGISTER! LimbPower’s Primary & Junior Games Returns to Stoke Mandeville 4th & 5th October 2014

(Click on the Logo to visit the LimbPower Website)   LimbPower are proud to be holding the fantastic Primary & Junior Games event once again at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympics. The weekend will introduce young amputees and the young ambulant disabled to a range of sporting activities in a safe, friendly and… View Article
LimbPower's Great New Fun Challenge – THE MANIC MARAFUN! You can't not try it….

LimbPower's Great New Fun Challenge – THE MANIC MARAFUN! You can't not try it….

LIMBPOWER SETS A CHALLENGE WITH A DIFFERENCE – THE MANIC MARAFUN! We’ve all seen and been amazed by the accomplishments of our outstanding athletes over the past year or so, and now LimbPower have decided that there should be a sporting challenge that celebrates the athlete in all of us, no matter how hidden they… View Article

LimbPower’s Great New Fun Challenge – THE MANIC MARAFUN!

LIMBPOWER SETS A CHALLENGE WITH A DIFFERENCE – THE MANIC MARAFUN! We’ve all seen and been amazed by the accomplishments of our outstanding athletes over the past year or so, and now LimbPower have decided that there should be a sporting challenge that celebrates the athlete in all of us, no matter how hidden they… View Article
PACE Newsletter 22/5/2014 – Helen Chapman Strides Out!

PACE Newsletter 22/5/2014 – Helen Chapman Strides Out!

Press Release – 22nd May 2014 AMPUTEE STRIDES OUT In the few weeks since taking delivery of her vivid pink running prosthesis, forty-six year old leg amputee Helen Chapman, from Walton-on-the-Naize (Essex), has been clocking up the miles and inspiring others. As Helen explains, “To finally have a prosthesis that allows me to run has… View Article
Bike Egypt – Kiera Roche

Bike Egypt – Kiera Roche

This is an older story from a different section of the original Website and I apologise for the absence of images, which got lost somewhere in the translation. The dynamic Kiera has gone on to run LimbPower which many of you will have come across. A link to LimbPower can be found under Charities in… View Article

LimbPower “Learn to Run” clinics

We’re grateful to Kiera Roche at LimbPower for letting us know about their “Learn to Run” clinics, dates as below. LimbPower are organising a series of “Learn to Run Clinics” to run alongside the British Athletics “Talent ID Days”. Our part of the programme is to work with amputees and the ambulant disabled of all ages… View Article

If you’ve always wanted to learn to run grab your chance with LimbPower!

If you are an amputee or ambulant disabled and have always wanted to learn to run, this could be your chance! On January 26th, from 10.00am – 3.00pm, LimbPower will be holding Learn to Run Clinics at the Chelmsford Sport & Athletic Centre. Please see below for details and contact LimbPower for more information or… View Article

5 Amputee Athletes Benefit from Charity Run

Our thanks to Scott Richardson from Pace Rehabilitation for sending this inspirational story CHARITY RUN HELPS FUND RUNNING BLADES FOR WORTHY AMPUTEES On a clear but frosty Sunday morning, on the rural edge of Chesham in Buckinghamshire, seven amputees were amongst 200 runners who were lining up for the 5th ‘Pednor 10’ charity run recently…. View Article

The Primary and Junior Amputee Games are approaching fast…Please join us.

THE DOUGLAS BADER FOUNDATION IS PROUD TO BE GAMES PARTNER OF THE AMPUTEE JUNIOR GAMES. STILL TIME TO JOIN US THERE: LimbPower’s Primary and Junior Games will be held on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October, at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium. PRIMARY GAMES – Introducing young amputees and the young ambulant disabled between the ages… View Article

2 Great Opportunities: Learn to Run and Talent Spotting

We’ve heard from Kiera Roche from LimbPower about the 2 following exciting opportunities. Learn to Run Workshops are free running clinics where leg amputees can learn about running along with relevant information, and Talent Intro, is where those of  you who can already run might be spotted as  Paralympians of the future… As Kiera says: “Not… View Article

A slightly belated report from the Junior Amputee Games

Here’s a report from our own David Bickers who was at the Junior Amputee Games held at Stoke Mandeville on the 15th/16th September. Apologies for the late appearance of this post. *************************  Dear All – This was a great weekend and well attended. Approx 60 children over the two days. Mentors from different sports were… View Article

Huge Success for Junior Amputee Games

(From Enable) LimbPower held the inaugural Junior Amputee Games on 15th/16th September at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, and the lucky young participants were cheered on by their heroes Stef Reid and Gemma Collis fresh from their Paralympic success. Over the two days, 54 children aged between 6 and 18 years old were able to try a… View Article
Leigh Day & Co supported inaugural Junior Amputee Games

Leigh Day & Co supported inaugural Junior Amputee Games

18 September 2012 The Inaugural LimbPower Junior Amputee Games, sponsored by Leigh Day & Co, took place last weekend at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympics. The event was a great success with children between the ages of 6 and 18 years old participating in a variety of Paralympic sports over two days. The… View Article
Inaugural Primary and Junior Amputee Games!

Inaugural Primary and Junior Amputee Games!

“LimbPower Launches Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville Stadium 15th/16th September 2012″ Following the success of The Amputee Games, now well-established and an important and respected date in the amputee community calendar, LimbPower is launching the Primary and Junior Games. This will take place on the 15th/16th September and Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympics. Here,… View Article

Inaugural Amputee Primary and Junior Games!

“LimbPower Launches Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville Stadium 15th/16th September 2012″ Following the success of The Amputee Games, now well-established and an important and respected date in the amputee community calendar, LimbPower is launching the Primary and Junior Games. This will take place on the 15th/16th September and Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympics…. View Article

LimbPower Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville

LimbPower Launches Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville Stadium – 15th/16th September 2012 Following the huge success of the Amputee Games, LimbPower are excited to announce the dates of the inaugural Primary & Junior Games at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, birthplace of the Paralympics.  This exciting event will introduce young amputees and the young ambulant disabled to… View Article
2 PACE Patients Hit the News….

2 PACE Patients Hit the News….

We’re grateful to Scott Richardson from PACE Rehabilitation for sending the following articles. PACE have excelled themselves recently and this is just an example of what amputees have been able to achieve recently with their help and expertise. ************************************* Amputee Bobby Griffin Carries the Olympic Flame Remarkably, just twenty months after his elective leg amputation… View Article

Learn to Run Workshops for Amputee Athletes

Talent Introduction Day – Saturday 10th March Chelmsford LimbPower have joined forces with England Athletics and with UK Athletics to set up Athletic specific Learn to Run workshops for amputee athletes In conjunction with the Aviva Parallel Success Talent Introduction days and we are pleased to announce the first will be held on the 10th… View Article
Woman to cycle 300km from London to Paris for DBF and others

Woman to cycle 300km from London to Paris for DBF and others

(From the Crawley Observer – Monday 19th September) A WOMAN who has had her leg amputated from above the knee is taking part in a three-day London to Paris charity cycle ride. Gemma Trotter, 29, from Smallfield near Horley, will be taking part in the 300km bike ride with 19 other amputees. She is hoping… View Article
Wyn Jenkins – Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge

Wyn Jenkins – Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge

In October 2009 Wyn Jenkins, a recent above knee amputee, received an invitation to summit Mount Kilimanjaro with a group of civilian amputees to raise funds for LimbPower. His initial feeling that it was a “wind-up” quickly turned to determination and, after following a rigorous fitness regime, he set off on the 14th October in… View Article