In this episode we are joined by Para-Olympic Gold Medallist, adventurer and author Karen Darke. Karen’s incredible story will have you gripped from start to finish. If you’re looking for serious inspiration and an unbelievable example of how to defy the odds, then this is the podcast for you. Karen brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘challenge’. This is not just a story about glory and achievement. It’s a human story. A story about grit, fear and fearlessness. This is the story of human courage and conviction and of how anything is possible when you set your mind to it. Karen’s achievements are endless. Not satisfied with Olympic medals, Karen’s latest quest is to undertake 9 challenges across 7 continents. You will discover why the number 79 has so much significance for Karen as well as so many other life lessons here. If you’re finding the going tough and feel like quitting, listen to this first..

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