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Tim Rushby-Smith
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Tim Rushby-Smith

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British author and journalist Tim Rushby-Smith was a lover of the great outdoors: a passionate mountain-biker, hiker and climber, and enthusiastic in the waves. In 2005, Tim fell from a tree while working as a tree surgeon and suffered a spinal cord injury that resulted in instant paraplegia. His experience of injury and the return to normal life led him to write a memoir reflecting on his experience. Tim went on to write features for numerous newspapers and magazines around the world, as well as writing for the BBC. He served a six-month stint as a columnist for The Times in London, writing about life as a wheelchair dad.

Books by Tim Rushby-Smith

Beyond the Break

The story of Australian surfer Darren Longbottom's epic rescue from a remote surf break in Indonesia

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Looking Up

ONE MAN'S BATTLE TO REBUILD HIS LIFE

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The art of collaboration

Darren Longbottom and Tim Rushby-Smith share the intricacies of co-writing a book.