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Spotlight: Spencer Watts is "Fastest Learner" on the ReWalk System yet!

Last week Spencer visited PhysioFunction near Northampton to have another go on the ReWalk System
Beneficiary Spencer Watts tried out the ReWalk System again last week and made huge progress once again. Stephen Ruffle from ReWalk described Spencer as the fastest learner… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/02/spotlight-spencer-watts-fastest-learner-rewalk-system-yet/

Matt Hampson Receives Honorary Degree from De Montfort University

Leicester born Matt Hampson, founder of the Matt Hampson Foundation and former England U21’s prop is to be awarded an honorary degree from the University of De Montfort, Leicester. You can watch the ceremony live here from 2pm http://www.dmu.ac.uk/dmu-…
Leicester born Matt Hampson, founder of the Matt Hampson Foundation and former England U21’s prop is to be awarded an honorary degree from the University of De Montfort,… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2017/01/matt-hampson-receives-honorary-degree-de-montfort-university/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Aaron Morgan Completes Work Experience at Leicester Tigers

Beneficiary Aaron Morgan enjoyed a great week of work experience recently at Oval Park with the Leicester Tigers
Beneficiary Aaron Morgan enjoyed a great week of work experience recently with the Leicester Tigers at their training ground Oval Park. Aaron shadowed the Strength and… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/12/spotlight-beneficiary-aaron-morgan-completes-work-experience-leicester-tigers/

Matt Hampson Foundation Finishes 58th at the Rio Paralympics!

The Matt Hampson Foundation has finished above Japan in the medal table thanks to impressive performances from Rob Davies and Colin Lynch!
The Matt Hampson Foundation would have finished joint 58th above Japan at the Rio Paralympics if we were a country! Thanks to two of our beneficiaries who were successful in… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/09/matt-hampson-foundation-finishes-58th-rio-paralympics/

Matt Hampson Foundation Finishes 58th at the Rio Paralympics!

The Matt Hampson Foundation has finished above Japan in the medal table thanks to impressive performances from Rob Davies and Colin Lynch!
The Matt Hampson Foundation would have finished joint 58th above Japan at the Rio Paralympics if we were a country! Thanks to two of our beneficiaries who were successful in… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/09/matt-hampson-foundation-finishes-58th-rio-paralympics1/

Spotlight: Foundation Beneficiary Colin Lynch Wins Silver at Rio!

Irish Cyclist Colin Lynch wins Silver medal in the C2 Cycling Time Trial Road Race! Colin wins the Foundation’s second medal of the Paralympic Games after Rob Davies win yesterday. Colin approached the Foundation for support earlier in 2016 as he h…
Irish Cyclist Colin Lynch wins Silver medal in the C2 Cycling Time Trial Road Race! Colin wins the Foundation’s second medal of the Paralympic Games after Rob Davies win… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/09/spotlight-foundation-beneficiary-colin-lynch-wins-silver-rio/

Spotlight: Foundation Beneficiary Rob Davies Wins Gold at Rio!

The Foundation is delighted to announce that Rob Davies has won the gold medal for table tennis at the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio, Rob beat long time rival Young Dae Joo from Korea 3-1 in the final to claim Paralympic gold for Great Britain. In 20…
The Foundation is delighted to announce that Rob Davies has won the gold medal for table tennis at the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio, Rob beat long time rival Young Dae Joo from… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/09/spotlight-foundation-beneficiary-rob-davies-wins-gold-rio/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Kieran Flynn Takes Part in Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

Beneficiary Kieran Flynn took part in a wheelchair rugby tournament this week playing against BG athlete Steven Brown, captain of GBWR at London 2012.
Beneficiary Kieran Flynn took part in a wheelchair rugby tournament this week playing against BG athlete Steven Brown, captain of GBWR at London 2012. Kieran first approached the… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/spotlight-beneficiary-kieran-flynn-takes-part-wheelchair-rugby-tournament/

Spotlight: Beneficiary and Ambassador Henry Fraser to Release a Book!

The Matt Hampson Foundation’s first ever beneficiary Henry Fraser, well known for his incredible mouth-art, is to release a book next year with publishers Orion. Henry suffered a broken neck whilst on holiday in 2009 which lead to permanent paralysis f…
The Matt Hampson Foundation’s first ever beneficiary Henry Fraser, well known for his incredible mouth-art, is to release a book next year with publishers Orion. Henry suffered… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/spotlight-beneficiary-and-ambassador-henry-fraser-release-book/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Taz Wins Silver

Beneficiary Taz Nicholls won a Silver medal at his first ever England Athletics Championships. Taz is aiming to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games for team GB in Discus and is well on his way to being in contention with a medal win in his firs…
Beneficiary Taz Nicholls won a Silver medal at his first ever England Athletics Championships. Taz is aiming to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games for team GB in Discus… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/08/spotlight-beneficiary-taz-wins-silver/

Spotlight: Henry Fraser’s Art Exhibition a Great Success

This weekend, Beneficiary Henry Fraser held his first ever public auction of his fantastic art work.
Henry's first public exhibition was a great success was described as unforgettable. On Saturday, Henry held his first public exhibition of his artwork called Hand to Mouth. The… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/07/spotlight-henry-frasers-art-exhibition-great-success/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Claire Lomas completes Vitality 10,000 in 12 Hours

Beneficiary Claire who used the aid of the same robotic suit she famously used to complete the London Marathon in 16 days in to finish the Vitality 10,000 this weekend. A gruelling 12 hour trek starting at 5am was finished by Claire as she raised over…
Beneficiary Claire who used the aid of the same robotic suit she famously used to complete the London Marathon in 16 days in to finish the Vitality 10,000 this weekend. A… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/05/spotlight-beneficiary-claire-lomas-completes-vitality-10000-12-hours/

Spotlight: Henry Fraser Receives Blyth Spirit Award at the 2016 RPA Awards

Henry, brother of Saracens back-row Will Fraser, damaged his spinal cord during a holiday to Portugal in 2009, which left him paralysed from the neck down at the age of just 17. Since his accident he has shown extraordinary courage and is determined to…
Ambassador and first ever beneficiary of the Matt Hampson Foundation, Henry Fraser, was awarded the 2016 Blyth Spirit Award at the RPA Awards dinner last night. Henry, brother… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/05/spotlight-henry-fraser-receives-blyth-spirit-award-2016-rpa-awards/

Spotlight: Kevin Hartie achieves his Psychology PhD!

Foundation Beneficiary Kevin Hartie has gained his PhD
Foundation Beneficiary Kevin Hartie has gained his PhD in Psychology after years of hard work! We spoke to Kevin recently; I contacted the Matt Hampson foundation several years… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/05/spotlight-kevin-hartie-achieves-his-psychology-phd/

Foundation Ambassador and first beneficiary Henry Fraser to receive RPA award

Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced it will honour the remarkable achievements of Henry Fraser at the 2016 RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby, which takes place on Wednesday 11th May at Battersea Evolution, London. Frase…
Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) today announced it will honour the remarkable achievements of Henry Fraser at the 2016 RPA Players’ Awards in association with England Rugby,… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/04/foundation-ambassador-and-first-beneficiary-henry-fraser-receive-rpa-award/

Spotlight: Foundation Keeps Claire’s Wheels Turning

The Matt Hampson Foundation has pledged to cover costs for Claire Lomas to continue training to compete on her motorbike.
The Matt Hampson Foundation has pledged to cover costs for Claire Lomas to continue training to compete on her motorbike. Claire, paralysed from the chest down since a horse… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/spotlight-foundation-keeps-claires-motorbike-wheels-turning/

Spotlight: Henry Fraser to Hold First Public Art Exhibition

Beneficiary Henry Fraser is to hold a public exhibition of his art on 9th July
Beneficiary Henry Fraser has announced he will be holding a free public exhibition of his artwork!  The talented mouth-artist who paints wonderful pieces of art by holding a… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/spotlight-henry-fraser-hold-first-public-art-exhibition/

Spotlight: Beneficiary Lorn SMASHES Previous PB!

Beneficiary Lorn Mayers SMASHES his previous Personal Best Shotput throw!
Matt Hampson Foundation Beneficiary Lorn Mayers improved on his previous Personal Best throw in F42 Shotput! The former American Footballer continued his impressive bid to… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/spotlight-beneficiary-lorn-smashes-his-previous-pb/

Spotlight: Colin Aims for Irish Paralympic Glory!

Happy Saint Patricks Day! To celebrate, we thought we'd highlight Irish Elite Paracyclist Colin Lynch! Colin is one of our newest beneficiaries and we are supporting him this year as he aims to represent Ireland once again at the Paralymics in September!
Happy Saint Patricks Day! To celebrate, we thought we'd highlight Irish Elite Paracyclist Colin Lynch! Colin is one of our newest beneficiaries and we are supporting him this year… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/spotlight-colin-aims-irish-paralympic-glory/

Spotlight: Seb Aces the Austrian Slopes!

Read Seb's blog on his first Skiing trip with his family since his accident in 2014!
Foundation Beneficiary Seb has recently been skiiing in Austria with his family. Seb suffered a life changing injury only two years ago but he is now flying down slopes taking… https://www.matthampsonfoundation.org/news/2016/03/spotlight-seb-aces-austrian-slopes/