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TV presenter Matthew Bassett shows life goes on with spinal injury – BBC News

Tuesday, 17 January, 2023

TV presenter Matthew Bassett shows life goes on with spinal injury – BBC News

A trip to the beach 11 years ago changed Matthew Bassett's life forever. Now a TV presenter for BBC Wales, he describes in his own words why he is determined to show life does not stop after a spinal cord injury.

It started like any other day but it became one I would never forget.

I was 19 and I remember the sun was out when I arrived at the beautiful seaside town of Broad Haven in Pembrokeshire on Friday, 13 May 2011. The sea looked gloriously inviting.

Swim shorts on, shoes off. I ran down the beach, dived and hit my head on a sandbank.

The chaos that followed was unforgettable.

Click here to read full article https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-63130617

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