Cornwall girl walks for the first time after surf course

A young girl from Cornwall who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy has walked for the first time after taking up surfing. Eight year old Madison Eddy, from Redruth, was born three months premature and had spent her life in a wheelchair. But after a six week surfing course in St.Ives she's now walking without help.

Live updates

Cornish girl walks for the first time after years in a wheelchair

A young girl from Cornwall who suffers from cerebral palsy and epilepsy has walked for the first time after taking up surfing.

Eight year old Madison Eddy, from Redruth, was born three months premature and had spent her life in a wheelchair.

But after a six week surfing course in St.Ives she's now walking without help.

Margaret and Martin Eddy Madison's adopted parents were overwhelmed seeing their daughter walk.

Back to top