Personal stories | Adults
Stuntman Chris Anderson
Professional stuntman and amputee Chris Anderson talks about his workplace accident and why TV shows with dangerous stunts warn you ‘don’t try this at home’.
Living with limb difference since childhood
After a childhood accident Jason Honeychurch spent 6 painful years trying to save his leg. He tells us about his important decision to become an amputee.
Knowing no limits
Born with a congenital upper limb difference, Kylie Franson has built a career as an educator who talks about life with a physical disability.
Going toe-to-toe with Ben Brizzi
Boxer, sportsman and demon dancer, Ben talks about growing up with a limb difference, family support and advances in prosthetic technologies.
Ben Swain, from lawyer to Australian Cycling Champion
From tying shoelaces to competing as an elite cyclist – Ben Swain reveals his perseverance overcoming the challenges of congenital limb differences affecting his hands and one foot.
Living, playing and working with prosthetics
Shane is a world-class golfer and a lower limb amputee. As a prosthesis wearer and a prosthetic technician he shares his insights into the industry.
The greener side of life
Josh Thornton talks about his life with congenital upper limb differences, his love of sport and finding lawn bowls as the competitive sport for him.
Finding your own way
Gary Johnston is a person with a limb difference and an amputee. He talks about his lucky life and the importance of being who you are.
Doing everything and more
Paul Byers lost an arm as a child. He says overcoming a limb loss is easy compared to tackling people’s perception of what he can do.
The power of networking
Thalidomide survivor Geoff Adams-Spink is part of the global group lobbying governments to gain recognition for all forms of congenital limb difference.