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Inspirational Highland para-athlete Hope Gordon 'wows' audience at Rotary conference

By Caroline McMorran

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Rogart para-athlete Hope Gordon was one of the speakers at a regional Rotary conference.

Ms Gordon, who recently competed with the British Nordic ski team in the Beijing Paralympics, took centre stage at the Scottish North District Conference in Glenrothes on June 18.

Hope Gordon speaking at the Rotary conference.
Hope Gordon speaking at the Rotary conference.

She is an associate member of the Rotary Club of East Sutherland.

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Club spokesman Alistair Risk said the athlete had "wowed the audience", which included the world vice president Nikki Scott.

Prior to winning a place in the ski team, Ms Gordon, competed as a canoeist, winning silver medals in the 2021 world championships.

She shared the billing at the conference with Gordon McInally who is set to take over as Rotary world president.

"Hope is a very inspiring young lady with a huge personality and we are all very proud of her," said Mr Risk.

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