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#Amputee

# amputee - Monday 14 May, 2018

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt
# Persistence
# Persistence

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

May 14th 2018, 9:33 AM 19,038 Views 18 Comments

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

# amputee - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest
# Xia Boyu
# Xia Boyu

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

Apr 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,558 Views 21 Comments

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.

# amputee - Sunday 18 June, 2017

We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer
# Role Models
# Role Models

We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer

Jun 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,150 Views 12 Comments

The mother of one of the children said, “He never played football until he got his leg amputated, now he doesn’t go anywhere without a ball.”

# amputee - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn
# Jamie Andrew
# Jamie Andrew

British man who lost his hands and feet 17 years ago climbs Matterhorn

Aug 9th 2016, 4:08 PM 9,277 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Andrew is believed to be the first quadruple amputee to conquer the Swiss mountain.

# amputee - Saturday 11 July, 2015

This man won't have to wait until 2017 to be able to live safely at home
# Amputee
# Amputee

This man won't have to wait until 2017 to be able to live safely at home

Jul 11th 2015, 9:30 AM 11,773 Views 2 Comments

His son has been campaigning for the house to be adapted to cater for his health issues.

# amputee - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet
# Cannes
From The Daily Edge
# Cannes

Cannes 'turned away' an amputee who wasn't wearing high heels on the red carpet

May 21st 2015, 8:29 AM 4,060 Views 0 Comments

Film producer Valeria Richter says she was stopped four times by ‘red carpet officials’.

# amputee - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boy finds 'group he belongs to' in amputee football team after losing leg in accident aged 5
# Amputee
# Amputee

Boy finds 'group he belongs to' in amputee football team after losing leg in accident aged 5

Mar 11th 2015, 9:02 PM 17,489 Views 12 Comments

Niamh Dufficy said an amputee football team has inspired her son.

# amputee - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced
# South Africa
# South Africa

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced

Oct 14th 2014, 7:16 AM 3,816 Views 9 Comments

Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.

# amputee - Friday 11 July, 2014

Amputee says goodbye to his foot in heartwarming photo diary
# My Left Foot
From The Daily Edge
# My Left Foot

Amputee says goodbye to his foot in heartwarming photo diary

Jul 11th 2014, 8:58 AM 3,911 Views 0 Comments

His positivity is infectious.

# amputee - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits
# Feat
From The42
# Feat

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

Aug 18th 2012, 11:25 AM 5,135 Views 8 Comments

Frenchman Phillippe Croizon braved near-freezing temperatures to swim the 4k stretch that links America and Asia.

# amputee - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Column: I lost my leg but now I aim to make Irish amputee football history
# Read Me
From The42
# Read Me

Column: I lost my leg but now I aim to make Irish amputee football history

Mar 18th 2012, 8:30 AM 202 Views 7 Comments

Simon Baker was a plasterer until a workplace accident ultimately saw his leg amputated. Here he explains how he found new hope in amputee football – and is aiming to make Ireland a real contender in the sport.

# amputee - Thursday 5 January, 2012

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills
# Paralympic
From The42
# Paralympic

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills

Jan 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 290 Views 0 Comments

There was some serious talent on show at the African Cup of Nations for Amputee Football last weekend.