Callum had a serious road traffic accident on his way home from rugby training on 9 June 2009. It was doubtful he would survive; he spent one month in Intensive Care and five months in hospital with a severe brain injury. He now has a metal skull and has re learnt how to eat, talk, walk etc. He miraculously returned to mainstream school full time after sixteen months and is determined to prove he can still pass exams. Callum's love is rugby league and he would have had a promising career but since his accident he has had to channel his energy from playing into refereeing junior games and has inspired others that you can still be involved in the game no matter what hurdles are put in front of you. Callum still goes training; he helps the coach and encourages his team mates. Callum always has a smile on his face, has not lost his sense of humour and acknowledges you even when out with friends. His determination and fighting spirit was recognised by Huddersfield and Kirklees Child of Courage Awards, he was selected as part of the 'Playground to Podium' programme to train towards the special/Paralympics squad, and he is raising awareness and money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance that saved his life. Callum does not let his disability stand in his way, he isn't a selfish person, he thinks of others before himself and because of this I believe that the opportunity to become a torchbearer and be part of the 2012 Olympic Games will boost his confidence.