Former UK boxer who lost both legs now sells burgers in Bangkok

Former London boxer Gareth Payne lost both his legs in a horrific train accident in the UK seventeen years ago. Today, he battles to make it in Bangkok by selling burgers on the street.

Photos of Payne grilling meat at his humble burger cart, called “No Name Burgers,” have caught the attention of local media this week. Many Thais honor him as a good example of someone who doesn’t give up.

In January 2000, the boxer went for a run and lost consciousness while running over train tracks. The boxer woke up at the hospital and realized he had lost both of his legs, Payne told Kon Jai Sports.

Aside from selling English-style pork burgers, Payne now teaches boxing to children and raises a lovely family in Bangkok.

His food cart is located at Sammakorn Village in Khlong Sam Wa. He sells pork burgers and chicken kebabs for only THB60. Feel free to give this vendor a visit and follow him on Facebook.


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