Wounded service personnel have welcomed a government move to guarantee leg amputees get the most up-to-date prosthetic limbs available.
Captain Nick Beighton, a Paralympic rower who competed in London 2012, lost both his legs in a blast while on a foot patrol in Afghanistan in 2009.
To have the opportunity to try it and to use it and get the latest technology is fabulous for us because it just gives us that freedom to get out and do more things and have greater functionality and more independence, essentially.
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