Episode 80

!00 days to the Paralympics - Paralympic GB's Charlotte Henshaw

Published on: 13th May, 2021

It's a welcome back to paracanoe's Charlotte Henshaw, who's been charting her Tokyo journey for this podcast.

Charlotte began the year recovering from surgery after being diagnosed with

She's now feeling good and enjoyed competing again last month for the first time in 18 months.

Charlotte is a Paralympic medal winner - at swimming - when she was within a fingernail of a gold medal. She's now raring to go in a canoe and is a big medal hope for this summer.

All this week I'm talking to members of the Paracanoe team to make 100 days to go.

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Destination Tokyo
Olympic and Paralympic stories in the run up to the Tokyo Games.
I’ve covered 5 Olympic and 5 Paralympic Games at home and abroad. Tokyo 2020 was to have been numbers 6. So how are the athletes preparing during Covid times. And what are they learning in the run up to the Games. The Podcast lasts around 10 mins and comes out daily, Monday to Friday. I’m also using it to raise money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres to thank them for the help they’ve given my wife and family during her bowel cancer journey.
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Mark Shardlow

Hi - I'm Mark, a Sports Journalist specialising in Olympic and Paralympic Sports. I also help others podcast.