Jamie's great passion has always been mountaineering. At the height of his climbing career, tragedy struck unexpectedly when his climbing partner was caught in a terrible storm for five days in the French Alps. The ensuing helicopter rescue was one of the most dramatic in history and made news headlines around the world. Later in hospital, his hands and feet had to be amputated. Since then, he has gone on to rebuild his life, learnt to walk again, completed marathons, Ironman and returned to climb once more in the mountains he loves so much. ***** (BroadwayBaby.com).