TIL Dick Williams A Titanic Survivor who spent over 6 hours waist deep in freezing water – after rescue doctors wanted to amputate both his legs – he refused and went on to win the Wimbledon Men’s Doubles in 1920.

Read the Story

Show Top Comments

Those damn doctors and their love of amputation

WormFrizzer

Jesus, how tall was he??

w0lfLars0n

To be fair in 1920 everyone knew that doctors were just guessing

redhotradio

That’s a fantastic story, completely undermined by the fact that his ~~game~~ name is Dick Willy.

CrazyPlato

Doctors: *We’re going to amputate your legs.* Dick Williams: *The fuck you are.*

treetyoselfcarol