JACK Johnson has taken a significant step on the road to recovery from a horrific injury.

The young outside back, 22, suffered a double leg break in a training session in March, ruling him out for the remainder of the 2018 campaign.

Johnson's season ended by horrific double leg break

Now, however, he has deemed to have recovered enough to walk without the need for a protective boot.

Watch the video below as the Wire man ditches the boot.