Inspiring and supporting young people seriously injured through sport

Spencer Watts

SPENCER WATTS

Hello my name's Spencer Watts, I’m 20 years old. I am originally from Portsmouth, Hampshire. I now live in Devon, I moved here when I was 13 years old.

I have been into motocross from a very young age & started to compete in Schoolboy clubs at the age of 9, I was a very successful person in the sport & used to travel all over the County, riding different tracks & competing at different Levels. Unfortunately, at the age of 15, I had a Serious accident in the Sport which left me Paralysed from the waist down (T10 Paraplegic), I was in Hospital for 7 months, after my injury I was determined not to give up and to carry on living a normal life, I left the hospital to live with my Father, however this wasn’t for long, I went onto meeting my current partner Laura just before Christmas in 2011 who now is my wife. I left home to live with her Parents, however this was only going to be a temporary thing up until me & Laura found a suitable bungalow, we moved into our current home in March of 2012. We then both went to college, with myself studying motorcycle mechanics, I now have a level 2 Qualification in Mechanics. After we both finished college I went onto find out I couldn’t have children, I was told due to my Injury me & Laura would have to go through a read more...

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