Lisa Emms

Social Care in Margate, United Kingdom

Lisa Emms

Social Care in Margate, United Kingdom

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I started cycling after the London 2012 Olympic Games. Having volunteering as a gamesmaker, surrounded by physically fit sporty types, it was embarrassing to puffing and panting as I walked from one part of the Olympic Park to another.

Everyone was encouraging, and deep down I knew the answer was exercise.

So I got myself a bike, named her Doris after the annoying BMW Sat Nav, (drive on road intelligence system). Taking Doris along the local costal path, cycling to the local cafe, I felt elated at that first 10 mile achievement and pushed myself a bit further each time.

Next came London to Brighton and then London to Paris.