KAREN Darke – named fearless woman of the year at the Cosmopolitan Women of the Year Awards – is coming to speak in Sheffield.
Karen, aged 39, who was paralysed in a rock-climbing accident at 21, will be in Sheffield on Monday to give a talk entitled If You Fall to raise funds for a community defibrillator in the city.
The talk starts at 7.30pm at St John’s Ambulance HQ, St John House, Broadfield Close, Nether Edge. Entry £10.
Karen will explain how being paralysed has not stopped her enjoying the outdoors.
She said: “Being paralysed drives deeper than ever my need to feel the wind in my hair and remember the world’s a bigger and more exciting place than concrete ramps and Tarmac.”