WATCH: Connor meets the man who helped save his life

A SERIOUS fall left 15-year-old Connor Meldrum fighting for his life in March this year, and his recovery journey has been long and tiring.

Connor suffered multiple skull fractures and damage to his brain, and spent almost three weeks in intensive care in Brisbane, followed by months of intensive rehabilitation.

Now, Connor's family are paying tribute to the medical and retrieval team from the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter who rescued Connor and helped save his life.