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‘Bionic Woman’ Crosses Marathon Finish Line, 16 Days after Starting

posted by Dave Halliday

Used to jumping over hurdles at high speed on her horse, Claire Lomas has recently had to overcome new obstacles.  The 32 year-old former Equestrian broke her back in a horse-riding accident five years ago, resulting in paralysis from her mid-back down.  As someone who “loves challenges,” she decided to take on a huge one: the 26.2 miles of the London Marathon.

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Eduardo Leal

posted May 15, 2012 at 7:04 am


Bravo! So inspiring.



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Betty from Florida

posted May 17, 2012 at 3:18 am


I want to thank Claire for being an example of courage.



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Patsy Davis

posted May 17, 2012 at 7:47 am


Congratulations to the paralyzed woman for competing in the Marathan and winning! SHe has courage and guts to match! She is a true example of what people who have suffered horrible health problems due to something of how they can overcome their health problems. God helped her to finish this race and win it!



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