Vicki, Paralympic Medalist

At 22, Vicki looked in the mirror and didn’t recognise herself. A battle with cancer had left her with an amputated leg and shattered body confidence. But a love of sport pulled her through this dark time and she went on to win a medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, regaining a whole new level of body confidence in the process.

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As a cancer survivor and amputee, Vicki worried she would never feel beautiful again. But learning to overcome such a challenge – and channeling it into a medal-winning athletic career – left her more confident than she could ever imagine.

Today, as a mum of two, Vicki is constantly surprised by what her body is capable of. She now knows that beauty is so much more than what’s reflected in the mirror – it’s about how you act towards yourself, your loved ones and the world around you.

And she’s never felt more beautiful. 

Vicki reinvents herself after losing her leg

Vicki overcame this to reinvent herself as a Paralympian after she discovered she had cancer.  

Vicki reinvents herself after losing her leg