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Man finishes assault track in wheelchair.

Byline: CLAIRE HAYHURST

A STUDENT has become the first tetraplegic to successfully finish a militarystyle 12-mile obstacle course - in a wheelchair he controls just with his chin.

Rob Camm, 21, pulled branches and towed a car with his chair set on top of a quad bike to complete the Tough Mudder challenge.

Rob, of Breadstone, Glos, said: "I wanted to do a Tough Mudder before the accident, so I thought, 'why not'?" His efforts with family and friends in Cirencester Park , Glos, raised nearly PS5,000 for SpecialEffect, a charity which had provided him with a computer controlled by blinking.

He was left paralysed from the neck down after a car crash in September, 2013.

John Fidoe, of Tough Mudder said: "Rob's strength, determination and courage have inspired us all."

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 24, 2015
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