Date Of Birth
Karen has an adventurous spirit and, amongst other achievements, she has cycled the length of Japan on her Handbike, climbed El Capitan and been crowned the 2009 World Para-Triathlon Champion.
In 2009, Karen won a bronze medal in the Para-Cycling World Cup and she went on to join the British Para-Cycling team in 2010. Her achievements to date include winning two silver medals at the 2011 Para-Cycling World Cup in Sydney, Australia, in both the women’s H2 Road Race and Time Trial events.
In addition to her sporting achievements, Karen was awarded a doctorate in Geology from the University of Aberdeen in 1996. She also has a MA in Development
Training and diplomas in Performance Coaching and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Karen is an athlete with a spinal cord injury, which she acquired in a rock climbing accident.