Jamie is an adaptive athlete who underwent elective amputation in 2017. He’s ranked second in the world for adaptive judo and ranked 3rd in the World Obstacle Race Championships. He’s also a motivational speaker and is recognised for his ability to inspire, educate and motivate. His story talks about how his time in hospital was a very reflective time for him as it helped him discover how much love and friendship can be found within the UK LGBTQIA+ community.
“The two months I spent in hospital having my leg amputated gave me the time for self-reflection and discovery, and enabled me to discover how much love and self-acceptance and friendship there is within the UK community.”