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Shelly Woods visit with Year 6

Shelly Woods is an elite British Paralympic athlete from Blackpool. Shelly competes as a wheelchair racer in medium and long-distance events. She has competed in two Paralympic Games, Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012, where she won three medals. She is also a world-class marathon athlete, winning the women's elite wheelchair race at the 2007 and 2012 London Marathon. Shelly came and talked with our Year 6s, about her experiences as a Paralympic athlete. We found her stories incredibly interesting and insightful and we learnt a lot about her and her sport. From everyone at Baines', we want to say thank you for coming and sharing your incredible story and best of luck for your future races.
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