Richard Hammond is the primary visitor on collection 5 of Adrian Flux’s award-winning podcast Fuelling Round, with the Prime Gear legend and tv presenter telling hosts Jason Plato and Dave Vitty about his newest TV tasks and the mind harm that left him in a coma.
Hammond, 53, is among the UK’s most recognisable tv presenters, having hosted The Grand Tour, Brainiac: Science Abuse and fronted fashionable automobile present Prime Gear for over 13 years alongside James Could and Jeremy Clarkson. Within the podcast, he revealed he’s engaged on a brand new present that ties in together with his enterprise of restoring vehicles, together with the 1952 Alvis which he entered within the Restorer of the 12 months competitors.
Elsewhere on the podcast, powered by Adrian Flux, Hammond reveals how he fell out with host and British Touring Automobile Championship legend, Plato, as a consequence of dropping out to him in a TV audition for the Channel 4 hit present Pushed a few years in the past.
Richard Hammond on his mind harm after horror accident in 2006
While filming an episode of Prime Gear in 2006, Hammond was badly injured in a automobile accident. The 53-year-old was filming on the RAF Elvington airbase, the place he was piloting a jet-powered Vampire dragster, whereas travelling at 319mph.
Hammond particulars the harm that left him in a coma to Plato and Vitty: “I’m at all times very cautious to not make too mild of it,” explains Hammond. “I don’t wish to go on and on about it, as a result of the very last thing I might need is for individuals to go ‘oh bloody hell, it’s Hammond occurring about that accident, simply shut up’.
“However I’m very cognisant of the truth that for lots of people a frontal lobe harm, which is what I obtained, has a really totally different consequence. I’ve spoken to masses and a great deal of individuals over the course of the years following my harm. I spoke to returning servicemen and girls, who’d obtained their harm as a result of someone fired a rocket-propelled grenade at their armour personnel service.
“I’ve spoken to individuals who obtained their harm falling off a ladder, and spoken to individuals who have been mugged. In different phrases, it doesn’t actually matter the context of the way you obtained the harm, the method of restoration is astoundingly comparable. However I used to be fortunate.”
Lots extra episodes of Fuelling Round to take pleasure in
Sequence 5 has roared off the beginning grid, however there’s nonetheless a wealth of earlier episodes from 4 collection, so that you can take heed to.
A bunch of celeb friends have littered the award-winning providing that has thus far produced a string of cracking episodes to take heed to.
You too can tune into Fuelling Round on Spotify, Apple, YouTube or numerous different platforms if you wish to see what all of the fuss is about.
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