Swim: Billy Wright, 10 from Cornwall
Push/Run: Emerson Grant, 5 from Surrey
Swim: Billy Wright
Your story: Billy was starved of oxygen during a difficult labour nearly 10 years ago. As a result he has cerebral palsy and currently well controlled epilepsy as well as the best sense of humour ever! His other super power is incredible determination, things are difficult for him but he always gives everything ago from horse riding to skate boarding, from surfing to capoeira. Having Billy has changed everything thing about our lives for the better! He’s a true inspiration.
Gadget of choice: nothing needed
Charity: Brainwave centre
Your Superpower: Ability to humour all who are around him
Push/run: Emerson Grant
Your story: Emerson Grant was an above average toddler, who enjoyed attending his toddler football club kiddikicks on a Saturday morning. At 19 months, Emerson was diagnosed with a spinal cord injury caused by a reoccurring arachnoid cyst on his spine that paralysed him from the chest down. Life changed dramatically for Emerson and his family, but throughout with his signature smile he remains positive, strong and healthy always whizzing around in his manual wheelchair for mobility and independence, putting the ability into disability anything is possible for this 4 year old toddler.
Your gadget of choice: Wheelchair with superpowers
Charity: Spinal cord injury awareness
Your Superpower: always armed with his signature super smile and bundles of determination!