Chris is an inspiration, and proof that with excellent medical care, rehabilitation and compensation, anyone with a spinal cord injury can live a full and happy life.
In 2004, aged just 22, Chris suffered catastrophic spinal injuries in an accident at work. At the time of his accident, he was employed as a trainee labourer for a construction company on buildings within the Army Training Regiment barracks in Winchester.
He suffered irreversible damage to his spinal cord and is paralysed from the waist down.
His full story can be read here.
In 2019, Chris read a book by Guy Martin, which inspired him to get more active. Through his research, he discovered that there were lots of competitive wheelchair racing. He competed in his first race at Dorney Lake in 2019 and now competes as a WC PT H1 (wheelchair ParaTriathlon) regularly.
Chris will be competing in the following events in September 2021:
11th September 2021: The British Triathlon Grand Finale at Mallory Park
19th September 2021: The Ironman 70.3 in Weymouth
You can follow Chris on Instagram here.
We wish Chris the very best of luck!
Just #AskForGrant - he is a Law Society accredited personal injury solicitor who has specialised in claims for over 20 years. He's approachable, down to earth and you can rely on him to get you the compensation you need to get on with your life.