Latter-day Saint Life

Watch: Wheelchair Motocross Athlete Shares How the Atonement Changed Everything for Him


Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham has never seen a wheelchair as a limitation. Born with spina bifida, Fotheringham was using a wheelchair by the time he was 8 years old to perform wheelchair tricks at a local skate park.

By 18 years old, Fotheringham began touring the world with other elite extreme sports athletes. Despite his fame and skill, Fotheringham felt a darkness creeping in as he spent more time away from church meetings and neglected spiritual habits. Soon, Fotheringham realized the only way to find light again was through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

Find out more about Fotheringham's faith journey and how he inspires others as a wheelchair motocross athlete.

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