An Amman Valley man with sight loss is taking on the fastest seated zipline in the world.

52-year-old Lyn Thomas from Brynaman plans to brave Phoenix, the world's quickest seated zip wire this June, to benefit his visually impaired support group.

Once fully sighted, Mr Thomas lost his vision due to an unfortunate combination of a tragic accident and Behçet’s disease.

Despite his daily physical and emotional struggles, his determination remains unscathed, and his desire to help others shines through.

Mr Thomas is taking on this courageous challenge to raise funds for the Tuesday Visually Impaired Club (TVIC), a weekly gathering for individuals living with sight loss or visual impairment.

Located in Ammanford, the club extends help in the form of food, transport, warmth, and most importantly companionship to its members.

The impactful initiative runs on the tireless efforts of volunteers who sustain it using grants and fundraising efforts.

Mr Thomas' mission isn't just thrilling, but also indispensable, given many members depend heavily on the transport services the club provides.

This significant service, albeit expensive, is something the group is determined to continue.

For Mr Thomas, kindness isn't an act but a way of life.

Members of the public can support Mr Thomas and the Tuesday Club in their commendable journey by sponsoring his brave challenge by searching for his name on JustGiving's website.