Borders girl aims for 2016 Paralympics

Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon in the Scottish Borders has been inspired by this years Paralympic Games, and is hoping to compete in 2016.

The 16-year-old was left paralysed after breaking her spine two years ago.

However, in just five months she has risen through the ranks as a paralympic hopeful for wheelchair racing at Rio de Janeiro in four years time.

Advertisement

Borders girl hopes for 2016 Paralympic Games

A 16-year-old Scottish Borders girl has been closely watching the Parlaympics, with the hope she will be competing in 2016.