Mark Colbourne

Mark Colbourne

Mark Colbourne

Mark Colbourne MBE is Great Britain’s newest Gold medal Paralympian in the sport of cycling. He has gone through hell and back to reach his first Paralympic Games at London 2012 after he broke his back in a near fatal paragliding accident in May 2009. Even though he was left with lower leg paralysis and drop foot in both feet, he fought for 12 months to learn to walk again with walking aids and now prides himself as a full time professional Para-cyclist for his country.

Mark talks about the highs and lows of having a life changing experience and competing on the international stage at the London 2012 Paralympics. In a world where the smallest margins are the difference between winning and losing or living and dying, this man can explain what it takes to not only push our body and mind to their limits in order to achieve your dreams against all odds but also to enjoy to the max life while you can! His motivating style and epic life story uplifts every audience and with his humble approach to life he never fails to leave anyone inspired.