Despite losing both legs, one hand and the fingertips on his other to meningitis, Lyndon Longhorne won`t let anything get in the way of his dream - to swim for Britain in the 2016 Paralympics Games. He is part of a World Class Talent Programme, which sees him compete in national and international competitions all over the country. He has recently broken the British record in the 150m individual medley in his classification group. Now aged 16, he has just become one of 11 young ambassadors for The Meningitis Trust and has been given awards including: The Well Child's 'Bravest Child of 2009 Award' for his strength, courage and determination, which was presented to him by Prince Harry at a special ceremony in London. He was named The Northern Echo's 'Local Hero of 2009' for overcoming his disabilities and becoming a national swimming champion. He became a Sky Living 'Children's Champion Award' winner 2011 for providing inspiration and mentorship to another youngster, Robbie Jones, who also had meningitis as a baby. Currently, Lyndon Longhorne is one of BBC Radio Tees` featured athletes as part of `Olympic Dreams` in the build-up to London 2012.