Formula

Double amputee teen racing driver makes comeback

This time last year Billy Monger was being tipped by many as the next Lewis Hamilton. He was 17 and a star of Formula 4 racing but after a horrific accident in April 2017, he had both his lower legs amputated. Billy spoke to BBC Breakfast about making a comeback as a stunt driver.

Football

Amputee Football: Turkey beat England to European title

Turkey won all of their matches throughout the European competition Acrobatics, dramatic injury-time winners and messages from the president – Turkey’s free-scoring amputee side are “making the country proud”. As the senior men’s team’s World Cup dreams crumbled, their compatriots were storming their way to the European Amputee Football Championships title. Having scored 25 goals […]

Formula

Billy Monger: Amputee Formula 4 driver ‘will race again’

Image copyright Jakob Ebrey Image caption Billy Monger was injured during the Formula 4 British Championship at Donington Park in Leicestershire A 17-year-old Formula 4 driver who had to have both his legs amputated after a crash will definitely race again, his family says. Billy Monger, from Charlwood in Surrey, hit the back of another […]

Football

Man City’s amputee football star Jamie Tregaskiss

Jamie Tregaskiss lost his leg to bone cancer when he was 13 and thought he would never kick a ball again, but he now plays for Manchester City. The 22-year-old, from Hattersley in Greater Manchester, said he is “doing what I love”. If you want to get involved in amputee football or other disability sport, […]