29 Jul 2021
The great poet Rudyard Kipling would be proud of former Army Captain Nick Beighton, from Shrewsbury. The double-amputee has certainly learned to “meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same …” Having fought back from a life-changing injury in 2009 to appear at the Paralympics of 2012 and 2016, canoeist Beighton, 39, is phlegmatic about narrowly missing out on...
Paralympic archer Mel Clarke has visited Thomas Adams School in Shropshire
20 Nov 2015
She has gained a podium place in the last two Paralympics and is in training to achieve the feat again in Rio next year - but Mel Clarke has taken time out of her busy schedule to inspire students at a north Shropshire school. The paralympic archer spent a day telling pupils at Thomas Adams School in Wem just how to make the most of themselves. The international athlete, who has won National,...
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