Inspiring and supporting young people seriously injured through sport

AARON MORGAN

My name is Aaron and I started schoolboy motocross when I was 7 years old. I was very successful at the sport, accumulating 72 trophies in the 8 years I competed for as well as playing rugby and football with my friends. In 2006 I was left paralysed following an accident on my motocross bike. Following my injury I was very keen to continue with my life, returning to college and I began playing wheelchair tennis. After leaving college I went to Brunel University to study sports science and unfortunately my uni work meant my opportunities to play tennis were limited.

During my first year at university I was very fortunate to be offered a sponsorship to compete in a race car. Part of this meant that I would need to gain a National B racing license from the Motor sport association. When I was awarded this license in 2009 I became the youngest ever disabled person to achieve this. I have been racing in the Production BMW Championship for the past 4 years and am the only disabled driver.

I attended the Paralympic hand cycling in 2012 at Brands Hatch, a circuit I have raced on many times myself. It was here that I saw Alex Zanardi read more...

TAYLOR GOUGH

Taylor was just 20 when he was involved in a car crash in the Summer. He suffered multiple injuries …...

BEN PEARSON

Ben, 24, broke two bones in his leg whilst playing rugby. Despite the relatively straightforward pro…...

SOPHIE WILSON

26 year-old Sophie was paralysed when she dived into shallow water whilst travelling in Thailand. Sh…...

GISELLE MOOR

27 year-old Giselle was competing in a motorcycle drag race when she broke her back, leaving her par…...