Challenge

Nikki and a companion on the ski karting course in Sweden

Nikki’s story: Beyond my comfort zone

Before my accident, I was active. I liked to do a lot of canoeing and ...

Penny and her husband George taking a stroll outside

Penny’s story: Reaching new heights

In 2011, Penny was on holiday in Snowdonia with her husband George when they were ...

Dan and his team taking on the Snowdon Push 2017

Dan’s story: The Snowdon Push

The Snowdon Push is Back Up’s most iconic fundraising challenge involving teams of up ...

Michelle volunteering as a buddy and smiling with a participant

Michelle’s story: Volunteering for my son

At the age of two, Michelle’s son, James, was involved in a road traffic accident ...

Katy with other participants on Skills for Independence course

Katy’s story: A new beginning

In October 2005, I was working as a primary school teacher.  One day, I was ...

Hugo’s story: Running For My Sister

Some people are clearly born runners; their long legs bound gracefully over concrete, one long ...

Jemima’s story: The Push

I have always been a very active, outdoorsy girl. I love going out with friends, ...

Sam’s story: Taking on Parallel London for Back Up

An accident during a rugby match left 10-year-old Samuel - also known as Sam - ...

Take on a challenge to celebrate our birthday

Today at least three people will be told they are paralysed or have permanent pain ...