A YOUNG wheelchair user with cerebral palsy took on a huge feat he has been training hard for.

Holy Trinity student Dylan Szoke completed a chair-free walk around his school field on Wednesday to raise money for charity Whizz Kids, who support child wheelchair users.

The 15-year-old was born with cerebral palsy, a disorder which affects movement, muscle tone, balance and posture - and has used a wheelchair since he was young.

Dylan has been putting his practice hours in with a walking aid during school break times and PE lessons, along with attending an out-of-school boxing club, which he says has been an opportunity to build up his strength.

“I had to put lots of training into it,” he added.

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“I was really excited but also a bit nervous to do it.

“It’s a huge honour to support a charity so close to my heart and I wanted to do something challenging - I wanted to push myself.

“I did this walk not just to raise money, but to also raise awareness of this amazing charity and the many lives they change.”