The unstoppable Ethan Walker – from ICU to the Euros

Meet the unstoppable Ethan Walker.The young football hopeful was enjoying a player’s scholarship in the US when he was hit by a car and left with life-threatening injuries. Ethan battled his way back to health then once back home he met Prof Mackay to have complex knee surgery.Now the football-mad surgeon and patient are taking…

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From surgery to summit – Kirsty Mack’s incredible Everest adventure

Prof Mackay nearly crashed his car when he tuned into Heart Radio and heard Jennifer chatting to a former patient, Kirsty Mack, about becoming only the 6th ever Scottish woman to climb Everest! The reason for his astonishment was that he and the mountaineer and ski instructor met after she crashed, skiing off-piste in Scotland,…

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Ringside seat with boxer Jim Watt

Brilliant episode with former WBC lightweight world champion Jim Watt MBE. One of Scotland’s most successful boxers, he also became known as the voice of the sport, spending 40 years commentating with ITV & Sky Sports. It was nearly a very different story though as Jim had his sights set on being a footballer before…

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