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Paralympic dream for Border teen

16-year-old Samantha Kinghorn broke her back 2 years ago. Now, she is training to compete in the Paralympics in 2016.

Border teen's Paralympic ambition

Samantha Kinghorn Credit: ITV Border

A 16-year old from the Scottish Borders says she wants to compete in wheelchair racing at the Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro.

After watching the likes of David Weir compete for Team GB in London, Samantha says she hopes to represent Britain in 2016.

2 years ago, Samantha was crushed by snow and ice when she was helping to clear a path at her farm in Gordon. She broke her spine, and was told she will never walk again.

She began wheelchair racing after being introduced to the sport in hospital. She is already British Junior Champion.

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