Olympic BMX star Sam Willoughby back on the bike after training accident left him paralysed

video and article from 9 News Adelaide

Olympic silver medallist and two-time world champion BMX rider Sam Willoughby has hopped back onto the bike, only seven months after a horrific training accident left him paralysed from the chest down.

The 25-year-old from Adelaide is now on the long road to recovery with the help of his friends and family, including brother Matt, telling 9NEWS he’s now been able to “get the bike moving by myself.”

🇦🇺 Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/04/18/18/40/olympic-bmx-star-sam-willoughby-back-on-the-bike-after-training-accident-left-him-paralysed#7gZsoPDEH7PUOGGu.99
and http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/04/18/18/40/olympic-bmx-star-sam-willoughby-back-on-the-bike-after-training-accident-left-him-paralysed

Anyone need a starter for Tokyo #notquitedoneyet #getupyoudog #biggears

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