Peter Mitchell is a fan of the Pussycats Dolls' Kim Kardashian, would like to be marooned on a desert island with Kim Kardashian, and really likes... oh, what's the name again...? Yep, that's it - Kim Kardashian.
You truly felt like a disabled person when:
I felt like a disabled person from day one. I was a professional footballer and in a split second I lost the ability to walk and was dependant on a wheelchair.
The most embarrassing thing to happen because of your disability/impairment is:
I was out doing Christmas shopping a few years ago and I was balancing all the shopping bags on my knees. I went to go down a ramp and fell out the back of my chair. There was a woman across the street and she nearly had a heart attack!
Common misapprehensions about your disability/impairment:
People assume I need their help. Whether it's jumping in my car or opening doors, they always rush over and make a big deal out of nothing.
What's the worst thing anyone's ever done to you as a result of your disability/impairment?
Being physically pushed out of my chair on a night out.
What's the best?
I got to star in Cast Offs.
I've represented my country in two different sports: football and wheelchair basketball.
Being able to fly...
What's the most common thing people assume you can do because of your disability that you can't?
Wow, that's a real tricky question... I honestly don't know, sorry!
What's the most common thing people assume you can't do because of your disability that you can?
Get a woman!
What has your disability given you?
It's given me a drastic change of life and I know now not to take anything for granted.
Most annoying things you miss (or have never had):
I miss a lot - walking, running - but most of all I miss playing football.
The things you can't live without:
The person you'd most like to be marooned on a desert island with is:
The three things you'd take to a desert island (nothing useful allowed) are:
Clothes, moisturiser, and toothbrush.
The first thing you'd do when you arrived on a desert island is:
Kim Kardashian ;-)
A very stress-free life.
The things you'd miss about your home...
The thing that most annoys you about other disabled people is:
We all have different opinions about being disabled.
The thing that annoys you most about non-disabled people is:
Most automatically think you're not independent and that you need their help.
You don't feel disabled when...
I'm with friends and family.
What makes you most angry?
When men's wear is upstairs and the shop doesn't have a lift. Or if there are steps into a shop.
What makes you most depressed?
When I think about what might have been...
What was the happiest moment of your life?
Being offered a professional contract by Leeds United FC.
What was the saddest?
The day I had my accident.
What was the most romantic?
I haven't had it yet.
The thing you love most about your friends is:
My accident hasn't changed how they treat me.
The thing I hate most about my friends is:
How would your life be different without your disability?
If I didn't have my disability I would more than likely still be playing football.
Anything you want to add?
If you believe... you can achieve.