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Martyn Ashton is back on his Bike!

Pure inspiration from Martyn Ashton, a man who isn't willing to let anything beat him!

Martyn Ashton Rides Again Outside Sports NZ

Photo credit: Shift Active Media

The international mountain bike trials legend and previous World Champion Martyn Ashton, aged 40, is back on his bike! Martyn broke his back performing a stunt on the Animal WD40 Action Sports Tour in 2013. Falling 10 feet from a bar and hitting the ground, Martyn Ashton’s injury left him with no feeling in his legs.

Martyn Ashton Rides Again Outside Sports NZ

Photo credit: Shift Active Media

With the help of a few world-famous trial riding friends , The star of the "Road Bike Party" YouTube sensation: Martyn Ashton was strapped to a downhill bike and let loose on some of Antur Stiniog’s downhill trails in Wales, UK. Proving that his accident won’t slow him down.  The bike uses a sit-ski seat (designed for use in paralympic snow sports) - attached to an unmodified bike.

Martyn Ashton Rides Again Outside Sports NZ

Photo credit: Shift Active Media

Martyn was surprised how quickly riding felt normal again. "When I got used to it, I just had a 'this is kind of brilliant' moment." His long-term aim is to use his own breakthrough to help other disabled people experience the joy and freedom of cycling.

Back on Track is a truly inspirational short film showing Martyn Ashton back on his bike in Wales, UK.

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