Jamie Andrew

A Scottish mountaineer, who lost all his limbs during a Mont Blanc expedition. Jamie returned to mountain-climbing after a quadruple amputation.

Despite having no hands and feet, Jamie Andrew conquered the peaks of Ben Nevis and Kilimanjaro, raising thousands of pounds for charity. His feats such as his climb to the top of the Olympic stadium in London during the 14th Paralympic Games, have raised awareness of overcoming disability. In 2004, he published Life and Limb, becoming a symbol of hope for handicapped people all around the world.