Tag Archive: Wyn Jenkins

RTTC Champions Night Honours DBF Ambassador Margaret Biggs!

CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was… View Article

DBF Ambassador gets honoured

CTT CHAMPIONS’ NIGHT – Saturday 17th January 2015 On Saturday evening representatives of the Douglas Bader Foundation had the honour of attending the Cycling Time Trials (CTT)’s Champions Night Dinner to honour the inspirational achievements of our DBF Ambassador, Margaret “Maggz” Biggs. Maggz has been a cycling enthusiast and competitor for most of her life but was… View Article

100 Mile Time Trial Achievement

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Margaret Biggs' 100 mile achievement for Team Bader Cycling

Margaret Biggs' 100 mile achievement for Team Bader Cycling

Our wonderful Ambassador, Margaret (Maggz) Biggs, is going from strength to strength in her Time Trials and has just completed her latest – a 100 mile challenge! This is an extraordinary achievement for Maggz, a below-knee amputee, who is now beating her own previous best times. As these were set many moons ago(!), this is… View Article

Team Bader! Great results in London Triathlon 2014 (with athletes’ personal reports, photos, videos, news story and more…)

A truly amazing effort by our Triathletes in the London Triathlon 2014. All 3 teams consisting of Wyn Jenkins (DBF Ambassador), Maggz Biggs (DBF Ambassador), Helen Chapman, Tessa Barfield, Mark “Buff” Barfield, Tim Delderfield, Lloyd James, Mark Allison and Sophie Delderfield and our Individual Competitor, Marg Jenkins, were superb and couldn’t have given more with… View Article

Support for DBF in London Triathlon!

(Please click on the logo above to visit the London Triathlon Website.) The London Triathlon will take place on the 2nd and 3rd August. The event is approaching fast and our DBF representatives will soon be putting their months of training to the test.  The London Triathlon is the world’s biggest and most iconic triathlon,… View Article
DBF Ambassador, Wyn Jenkins, in the news!

DBF Ambassador, Wyn Jenkins, in the news!

Valued Douglas Bader Foundation Ambassador, Wyn Jenkins, has hit the news with his plea for fair treatment for civilian amputees, the “unsung heroes”, a subject close to our hearts. You can see the article from Wales Online reproduced below but please also click on the link below to visit the page where you’ll be able… View Article

DBF Ambassador, Wyn Jenkins, in the news!

Valued Douglas Bader Foundation Ambassador, Wyn Jenkins, has hit the news with his plea for fair treatment for civilian amputees, the “unsung heroes”, a subject close to our hearts. You can see the article from Wales Online reproduced below but please also click on the link below to visit the page where you’ll be able… View Article

Team Bader Amputees – 3rd in Time Trials! New photos in.

Huge congratulations to our own Margaret Biggs who has just come third in a cycling Time Trials Event. As some of you will know, Margaret (Maggz) Biggs, a below-knee amputee and valued Ambassador for the Douglas Bader Foundation recently founded Team Bader Cycling as the cycling arm of Team Bader, with another of our great Ambassadors,… View Article

Philip Bailey LEJOG Challenge – Days 2 and 3

We’re delighted to report that Philip Bailey, heroically cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise funds for the Douglas Bader Foundation, has successfully completed Days 2 and 3 of his LEJOG Challenge and is hopefully relaxing in the comfort of his camper as I write! We’ll continue to publish regular updates as we… View Article

Philip Bailey LEJOG Challenge – Day 1

Philip Bailey, who is riding from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise money for the Douglas Bader Foundation told us he would send regular reports from along the way. This despite the fact that he is going to have a fair bit on his plate riding on average between 60 and 95 miles over… View Article

Philip Bailey’s LEJOG Ride – latest in Philip’s own words

As you’ll know from previous news posts, Philip Bailey of CMC (County Merlin Cycles) is going to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats to raise funds for the DBF with only 3 weeks to go now until the start of his journey. We are hugely indebted to Philip for this heroic effort on behalf… View Article

TEAM BADER Tandem Challenge Wales – Now see film footage of the finish!

After another steep learning curve I finally worked out how to upload a DVD onto YouTube and the result – eventually – is that you can now see photographer Sandra Demar’s footage of TEAM BADER, DBF Ambassadors and TEAM BADER founders, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret (Maggz) Biggs and fellow amputee cyclists, Gemma Trotter and Colin… View Article

TEAM BADER – Tandem Challenge Wales

DBF Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret Biggs, will undertake to ride the 200 miles vertical axis of Wales on a tandem between the 12th – 15th April. The route will take Wyn and Maggz, both amputee cyclists, from Holyhead to Mumbles passing through Porthmadog, Machynlleth, Aberystwyth, Tregaron, Lampeter, Llandeilo, Annamford, Pontarddulais and Swansea en route…. View Article
Less Than a Week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them! (With BLOG by Wyn Jenkins)

Less Than a Week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them! (With BLOG by Wyn Jenkins)

On Friday 12th May, two Douglas Bader Foundation Ambassadors, Margaret Biggs (aka Leggz of LimbLine) and Wyn Jenkins, both lower limb amputees, will set off on the start of a 200-mile Tandem Challenge down the vertical axis of Wales. They will be riding a tandem kindly provided by County Cycles of Llanelli, Wales, who will… View Article

Less than a week to Tandem Challenge Wales – Not too late to support them!

There’s less than a week to go before our intrepid Ambassadors, Margaret Biggs (also DBF LimbLine) and Wyn Jenkins, pedal off from Holyhead on their Tandem Challenge Wales. On Friday  12th May, the dynamic duo, both lower limb amputees, will kick off from Holyhead in a bid to complete riding the 200 mile vertical axis… View Article

Ambassadors’ Tandem Challenge Wales a great success!

We were delighted to receive the following action picture taken during our intrepid  Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins’ and Margaret (aka Maggz) Biggs’ inaugural Welsh Tandem Tryout. Apparently the ride was a great success once Wyn and Maggz got the hang of it. Maggz (behind) was well protected from the cold Welsh Mountain air while Wyn had… View Article

TEAM BADER – 1st Venture: Tandem Challenge Wales

I wonder if any of you remember (mentioning no names, of course – no free advertising on this Website!) the ad featuring the famous chimps and the immortal line: “Can you ride tandem?”?  Well, our intrepid Ambassadors, Wyn Jenkins and Margaret (aka Maggz) Biggs are about to find out as they undertake the first challenge… View Article
Wyn Jenkins – Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge

Wyn Jenkins – Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge

In October 2009 Wyn Jenkins, a recent above knee amputee, received an invitation to summit Mount Kilimanjaro with a group of civilian amputees to raise funds for LimbPower. His initial feeling that it was a “wind-up” quickly turned to determination and, after following a rigorous fitness regime, he set off on the 14th October in… View Article
Kilimanjaro Challenge – Wyn Jenkins reports

Kilimanjaro Challenge – Wyn Jenkins reports

Wyn Jenkins has just returned from a week attempting to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro; a fearsome challenge for anyone, let alone an above knee amputee. Sadly, he was unable to reach the summit – this time! – but is determined to give it another shot when, armed with the experience gained on this… View Article