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Caroline Riding High With TV Appearance

Caroline Riding High With TV Appearance

Caroline Waugh, a volunteer at Sheffield Cycling 4 All, a project run by Disability Sheffield can be seen on the screen tonight when her trusty but rusty trike – which she used while carrying the Olympic Torch a decade ago – gets a makeover.

She is appearing on BBC2 show Saved And Remade, in which loved but unused objects are transformed into beautiful and functional items by a team of highly skilled master crafters, then revealed to their owners.

Caroline, who first got involved in cycling when she contacted Disability Sheffield’s Information Service, said: “Tonight is the night when I find out what I actually said, as I can’t really remember. I vaguely remember bigging it up in all the right bits, and being a bit dramatic at times.

You can see just what was created and repurposed from my Greenspeed GT5, which was bought for me as a gift by Cycling UK for helping promote Sheffield Cycling 4 All and the Health Champions. I do still cycle everyday, but now Ive got a new trike. And I could not possibly throw my first one away. It’s the one which I rode when I carried the Olympic Torch. And it saved my life.”

You can see it at 6.30pm on BBC2. If you can’t watch it when it’s broadcast, it’ll be on iPlayer shortly afterwards.


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