A man born with Spina Bifida who doctors said would never walk has become a British Powerlifting Champion and been selected to represent Scotland in the Commonwealth Championships this winter.
Stuart Jamieson from Dumfries is now trying to raise the £3,500 he needs to travel and says he is proof that disability does not have to be a barrier to success.
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