Olympic gold medalist in Calderdale

Joanna Rowsell
Joanna Rowsell
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Olympic cycling champion Joanna Rowsell MBE has been in Hebden Bridge today (Sunday) having cycled all the way from Rochdale as part of a charity challenge.

The London 2012 star was joined by National Lottery presenter OJ Borg for the scenic trans-Pennine route which marked a series of bike rides organised by the Sustrans charity.

Read our interview with Joanna - and see what she thinks about the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire - in next week’s Courier.