Amputee tackles 'race from hell'

Lance Bombardier James Simpson lost both of his legs above the knee after stepping on a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Today he took on the Spartan Super Race in Warwickshire.

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Double amputee completes obstacle race

Lance Bombardier James Simpson has become the first double amputee to complete an extreme obstacle race in Warwickshire.

Lance Bombardier James Simpson trains for the Super Race Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

The Spartan Super Race is 12k in length and competitors must get past fire pits and eight foot walls.

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