New legs for Ben Parkinson

Former paratrooper Ben Parkinson gets new prothestic legs from the firm which has enabled Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock run to glory

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Ben Parkinson makes another stride forward in road to recovery

Ben Parkinson has made another stride forward in his incredible road to recovery after he lost both his legs below the knee in a bomb attack in Afghanistan. Ben, who is from Doncaster, was the most badly injured servicemen to survive the battlefield.

Since then he's jumped out of planes and carried the Olympic torch. He has now been fitted with a new pair of legs which it's hoped will give him even more freedom.

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