Dame Sarah Storey is never afraid of a challenge, after being born without a functioning left hand, she has gone on to be one of the most successful and inspiring Olympic athletes ever. With a swimming career spanning 12 years, Sarah picked up a total of 16 Paralympic medals, 5 of which being Gold before channeling her abilities to cycling and achieving an impressive 6 golds medals for this, 4 of which were won at the London 2012 games.
Sarah was the first disabled cyclist to compete in the able-bodied England team, also going on to defend her title as champion of the national 3km track pursuit, again against able-bodies athletes. Sarah is a true Olympian.
Sarah became one of the faces of London 2012 with her determination and attitude of not giving up. These attributes make Sarah an extraordinary speaker, her presentations drawing on her inspiring story of success against adversity.