What would you do if you lost a leg in an accident? Most people would fall into depression at having to spend the rest of their days in a wheelchair.
Not Stephen Raymond Gash, 57, who grew up in Pontypridd. His sunny disposition meant he never let it get him down, and his fierce love for the great outdoors drives him to keep walking.
Born to a coal miner father, in Bishop Middleton, County Durham, Stephen spent his early years wandering the countryside.