Karen Darke

Karen Darke

GOLD MEDAL in road cycling at the 2016 Rio Paralympics

SILVER MEDAL in road cycling at the 2012 London Paralympics.

O Books wishes Karen Darke and the whole team the best of luck for a fantastic games.

Karen Darke spends most of her time delivering training courses, and working for charity. In her spare time (as much as possible) she organises and takes part in expeditions to remote wilderness places. She lives in Morayshire, Scotland. See Karen's website www.karendarke.com

"Someone once said to me, “Disability is a state of mind not a state of body.” That’s a notion that relates to us all, regardless of whether we have a physical disability or not. Our own mind is our biggest obstacle to living and achieving our wildest aspirations. What is life if it isn’t an adventure? I’m constantly amazed by what can be achieved if we set our heart and mind to it. It’s all about finding belief, confidence, motivation and commitment. And of course, friends. Then there are no limits."
Karen Darke

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