Stroke can't stop Scottish wheelchair athlete as he cycled 55 miles for charity
A young Scots wheelchair athlete cycled 55 miles for charity yesterday – just two months after having a stroke.
Charlie Fryer-Stevens, 22, of Innellan, Argyll, has been a sportsman all his life.
After a rugby accident at the age of 12, he discovered he had degenerative disc disease which confined him to a wheelchair at just 14.
But he then took up wheelchair basketball and went on to win a heap of trophies including the 2014 European Championship.
In July, he was returning from a day out in Manchester when he had a stroke.
And while he doesn’t dwell on it, he has been told it could happen... read more
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