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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

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

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

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 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

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

# amputee - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

# amputee - Friday 11 July, 2014

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

Amputee says goodbye to his foot in heartwarming photo diary

His positivity is infectious.

# amputee - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

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

# amputee - Sunday 18 March, 2012

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

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

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

From The42 WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills Paralympic This post contains videos

WATCH: World amputee soccer players show off their crazy skills

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