The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 19: a conversation with five-time Paralympic gold-medallist Hannah Cockroft

A Paralympian’s career, and innovation in parasports

As the Tokyo 2020/21 Olympics approach, British wheelchair racing athlete and Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft discusses her preparation for the games, and the drivers behind innovation in her sport.

Hannah is a five-time Paralympic champion, twelve-time world champion, and T34 world record holder for the 100 metre, 200 metre, 400 metre, 800 metre and 1500 metre races.

Hannah is joined by Appleyard Lees partners Rob Cumming, trade mark attorney and sports enthusiast, and Adam Tindall, patent attorney and engineer.


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