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Face to Face: Simon Richardson

The double gold medal-winning Paralympian talks to Adrian Masters about how he became an athlete after an accident which put an end to his motorbike mania. He explains what it's like to compete and win at the highest level.

He also talks frankly about the devastating hit and run smash which left him nearly paralysed, the emotional and the physical struggle to battle back to health and his hope that he'll compete again.


'Two years to the day' since hit and run says cyclist

Double gold-winning cyclist Simon Richardson, who's the subject of tonight's Face to Face programme on ITV Cymru Wales, points out that it's two years exactly since the accident which left him critically injured and meant he missed the London 2012 paralympic games.

Face to Face with Simon Richardson

Paralympic cycling champion, Simon Richardson, has been talking about the emotional and physical struggle of recovering from a hit and run smash that nearly left him paralysed two years ago. The injuries meant he missed taking part in the 2012 London games.

You can see the full interview with Simon Richardson in Face to Face tonight (Thursday) 1035pm ITV Cymru Wales.