Why Dame Sarah Storey is one of sport’s all-time greats – The Yorkshire Post says

TO simply describe Dame Sarah Storey as Team GB’s most decorated female Paralympian actually does a disservice to this extraordinary competitor who now has 15 gold medals – and counting – to her name – after winning cycling’s individual pursuit in the Tokyo velodrome.

Her latest record-breaking feat enhances, still further, her status as one of Britain’s greatest ever sporting icons – she excelled at rowing before switching sports and becoming even more dominant. But she’s also the mother of two young children and, in more recent times, become South Yorkshire’s active travel commissioner.

And this region can count itself fortunate to have the services of such an inspirational ambassador who leads by example in all that she does – and who is already making a difference in her day job as she promotes walking, cycling and her love of the great outdoors to people of all ages and abilities.

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It is why Dame Sarah is a role model and leader like no other.

Dame Sarah Storey now has 15 gold medals at the Paralympics to her name following her latest success in Japan.

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Dame Sarah Storey now has 15 gold medals at the Paralympics to her name following her latest success in Japan.