'I thought I'd never be able to come to a place like this in a wheelchair': America's Got Talent star Jonathan Goodwin shares heartwarming video after he was paralysed for life

Jonathan Goodwin has shared a heartwarming video to Instagram on Friday as he enjoyed an experience he never thought he could in a wheelchair.

The America's Got Talent star was paralysed for life when a fireball stunt went wrong last October. 

The 42-year-old told his followers to 'never assume you can't do anything', as he remains positive despite the horrific accident.

Inspiration: Jonathan Goodwin has shared a heartwarming video to Instagram on Friday as he enjoyed an experience he never thought he could in a wheelchair

Inspiration: Jonathan Goodwin has shared a heartwarming video to Instagram on Friday as he enjoyed an experience he never thought he could in a wheelchair

Jonathan looked in high spirits as he sat in a large field and took in his surroundings in the inspiring clip.

He said: 'I'm in a field, which I know is random but I thought I'd never be able to come to a place like this in a wheelchair. And then I passed one and said I'll give it a go.

He then went on to show fans a third wheel at the front of his wheelchair and said: I have this thing on the front of my wheelchair to deal with a little bit of rough ground 

He finished off with a motivational message: 'But never assume you can't do something, give it a go'

Accident: The America's Got Talent star was paralysed for life when a fireball stunt went wrong last October (pictured with his wife Amanda Abbington in May 2022)

Accident: The America's Got Talent star was paralysed for life when a fireball stunt went wrong last October (pictured with his wife Amanda Abbington in May 2022)

Amazing: The 42-year-old told his followers to 'never assume you can't do anything', as he remains positive despite the horrific accident

Amazing: The 42-year-old told his followers to 'never assume you can't do anything', as he remains positive despite the horrific accident

It comes after he shared an inspiring message on social media centred on 'moving forward'.

Jonathan is maintaining a positive attitude and took to his Instagram Story with a thought-provoking post.

Alongside an image in his wheelchair, the retired escapologist wrote: 'Take a breath... and make a new plan.

He then went on to show fans a third wheel at the front of his wheelchair and said: I have this thing on the front of my wheelchair to deal with a little bit of rough ground

He then went on to show fans a third wheel at the front of his wheelchair and said: I have this thing on the front of my wheelchair to deal with a little bit of rough ground

'When things go wrong... try not to panic. Take a minute... take a breath. Then work out how to move forward.' 

He continued: 'I'm not saying things can never really be bad.. but sometimes it's just that things aren't fitting the plan we had in our head. Take a breath and make a new plan.' 

Last week, Jonathan's fiancée Amanda Abbington broke down in tears in her first joint interview with him as he revealed that he told her she could 'walk away' after he was paralysed for life when a fireball stunt went wrong. 

The Sherlock actress, 48, could be seen fighting back the tears as her escapologist partner admitted that he told her she had a 'get out of jail free card' and could leave him following his horrific accident. 

Shocking: Jonathan was seriously injured after the dangerous stunt where he attempted to escape from a straight jacket while being hung upside down 30 feet in the air in between two suspended cars which exploded on impact

Stunt: The stunt was filmed at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Goodwin was suspended 70 feet in the air

Stunt: The stunt was filmed at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, where Goodwin was suspended 70 feet in the air

'Take a breath... and make a new plan': Jonathan shared an inspiring message on Monday after he was paralysed for life in a fireball stunt

'Take a breath... and make a new plan': Jonathan shared an inspiring message on Monday after he was paralysed for life in a fireball stunt

He said: 'When things go wrong... try not to panic. Take a minute... take a breath. Then work out how to move forward.'

He said: 'When things go wrong... try not to panic. Take a minute... take a breath. Then work out how to move forward.'

Speaking on Lorraine in their first television interview since the accident, Jonathan explained that Amanda told him not to be 'so stupid' after he said she could leave him.   

As Amanda was seen becoming emotional, Jonathan said: 'I said you have a get out of jail free card, if you want to walk away I understand and she told me not to be so stupid.' 

Jonathan nearly died in a stunt in October 2021, where he attempted to escape from a straight jacket while being hung upside down 30 feet in the air in between two suspended cars. The cars were released too early and he was crushed between them as they caught fire.

Elsewhere in the interview, a tearful Amanda, who Jonathan proposed to just weeks before the accident, went on to say that they are 'closer and tighter' than ever as a couple as she gushed that Jonathan was her 'inspiration'.

Smitten: A tearful Amanda, who Jonathan proposed to just weeks before the accident, went on to say that they are 'closer and tighter' than ever as a couple as she gushed that Jonathan was her 'inspiration'

Smitten: A tearful Amanda, who Jonathan proposed to just weeks before the accident, went on to say that they are 'closer and tighter' than ever as a couple as she gushed that Jonathan was her 'inspiration' 

'We are closer and tighter than ever and we have this unspoken thing, we said the other day that we are the people that are gonna say yes to stuff, life's too short, be in the moment and grab it with both hands because you don't know what's around the corner,' she said.  

'He's a total inspiration to me. He's an idiot, I'm a wally so it's fine. And all my friends and family love him, he's very loveable.'

The couple, who got engaged last year, are planning to get married later this year, Jonathan revealed, as she gushed that they were 'very excited' about it but remained coy on the details.

Nuptials: The couple, who got engaged last year, are planning to get married later this year, Jonathan revealed, as she gushed that they were 'very excited' about it but remained coy on the details

Nuptials: The couple, who got engaged last year, are planning to get married later this year, Jonathan revealed, as she gushed that they were 'very excited' about it but remained coy on the details

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America's Got Talent star Jonathan Goodwin shares heartwarming video after he was paralysed for life

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