Steve Arnold hoping to boost Paralympic chances in RideLondon Grand Prix

Steve Arnold

A King's Lynn soldier who lost both his legs above the knee when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan is hoping to boost his Paralympic chances by winning the inaugural Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix.

Staff Sgt Steve Arnold is one of 15 hand cyclists from across the globe contesting the event on August 3, just one of a host of cycling festivities across the capital in the largest fiesta of biking to hit the UK for more than a generation.

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