Entrepreneur, environmentalist, activist – and now, Heather Mills has a new title to add to her list of achievements. The former model hurtled down a French mountain at a speed of 103.6mph to become the fastest disabled woman on skis.Heather, 47, who lost the lower half of her left leg and crushed her pelvis after she was knocked down by a police motorcycle in 1993, set the new world record last week in the Alpine resort of Vars, cheered on by her tight-knit team of supporters.
Heather Mills talks exclusively to HELLO! about holding the record as the fastest disabled woman on skis
She carried with her a good luck charm from her 11-year-old daughter Beatrice – a small heart-shaped pebble. "She found it on one holiday in Long Island and she gave it to me as a charm to keep me safe," Heather tells HELLO!. "I never go anywhere without it."I had a specially made downhill-skiing outfit which is so tight that when I first put it on, I literally could only wear olive oil underneath so I could actually move."I was then told I had to wear an Alpine ski suit under it, which I thought would be impossible. But I managed to get them both on. The only thing I squeezed into a pocket was my little pebble from Bea."The JumpHELLO!See the full story in HELLO! magazine, out now.