In pictures: Beyond Boundaries
Lorraine Pooley

A mother of three, Lorraine was hit by a motorbike in 1991 and needed a below-the-knee amputation.

Worried initially that she might hold the rest of the team back, she also describes herself as a "Woman Rambo".

She has a major slug phobia and couldn't even say the word until recently.

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