An award-winning ebook written by a double Paralympic gold medalist from South Craven has been launched in paperback.
Run Like a Woman – written by Danielle Brown – options the inspirational tales of fifty athletes, exploring the challenges they’ve confronted and the obstacles they’ve overcome to attain success.
Athletes included all the pieces from boxing celebrity Nicola Adams to record-breaking yachtswoman Ellen MacArthur and mountain biker Rachel Atherton.
Danielle – who overcame her personal challenges and difficulties to grow to be a Paralympic gold medalist and five-time world archery champion – alongside along with her achievements, motivated and influenced ladies.
Earlier this yr, the richly illustrated Run Like a Woman – geared toward kids aged seven to 11 – received the youngsters’s class on the Sports activities E book of the Yr awards.
The winner of its class was Placing Out, by Ian Wright and Musa Okwonga.
Danielle stated she was “delighted” with the success of her ebook.
She added: “Rising up, I do not keep in mind seeing many feminine athletes on TV.
“I did not learn it in books or hear it within the playground.
“There have been no coaches, referees or assistants.
“I needed to shine a highlight on some superb feminine expertise and alter the way in which we discuss ladies in sport.
“There are such a lot of unimaginable athletes who’re completely dominating and attaining superb issues, who’re empowering position fashions for women and boys, who present what could be achieved whenever you dare to dream large and preserve going.”
Danielle, who grew up in Lothersdale and attended South Craven College in Cross Hills, took up archery with Aire Valley Archers when she was 15.
He was world primary all through his profession and made historical past when he grew to become the primary disabled athlete to characterize England in an able-bodied occasion on the Commonwealth Video games, successful gold.
Danielle at the moment works as a public speaker, specializing in self-development, success abilities, and overcoming obstacles.
The MBE recipient additionally works with younger folks to assist enhance their tutorial efficiency and psychological wellbeing.
In 2019 he wrote a ebook that gives a motivational information for youngsters. He wrote Be Your Greatest Self: Life Expertise For Unstoppable Youngsters with younger Nathan Kai.
Run Like a Woman is obtainable in paperback from Button Books, £7.99 – go to buttonbooks.co.uk/class/non-fiction/run-like-a-girl-pb-edition.
For extra details about Danielle, go to daniellebrown.co.uk.