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Karen was as a geologist in the Bolivian Andes, but a life-changing accident aged 21 left her paralysed from the chest down. But this didn’t stop her and she then became a British paralympic cyclist, para-triathlete, adventurer and author. She competed at the 2016 Rio Paralympics winning Gold in the Women’s road time trial, following her success in the 2012 London Paralympics winning a silver medal in the Women’s road time trial.
Karens latest and biggest challenge is called ‘The Pole of Possibility’, planned for December 2022. She describes it as ‘A unique Antarctic project exploring ‘inner gold’, value of nature & sustainable wellness’.
The Pole of Possibility (POP) is a World First and Guinness World-record breaking 220 km cycle on an ICE Full Fat trike recumbent trike to the South Pole in which the team will explore personal and planetary possibility around mindset, technology and sustainability.
Find out more visit: https://www.icetrikes.co/blog/karen-darke