A Louth man is putting his body on the line through a gruelling triathlon to raise money for a cause close to his heart.
Ross McGregor, 24, has signed up for April’s David Lloyd Triathlon in Lincoln to raise money for the Wings for Life Foundation which searches for cures for spinal cord damage.
Ross was inspired to take on the feat through his love of motorcycle racing, having seen the devastating effects of crashes.
The event begins with a 400 metre swim, followed by a 24km cycle ride and finally a 5km run.
Ross, who works as a quantity surveyor in Lincoln, wants to raise £500 and is taking on an intense training regime at the Meridian Leisure Centre.
“It seemed like the perfect charity for me, as it was so close to home, and something I am truly passionate about,” he said.
“I thought that I could possibly do some good out of competing, and help an organisation by raising funds and awareness.”
Readers can help Ross towards his fundraising target by going online to www.bmycharity.com/wingsforlife or get in touch with him via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.