Olympic gold medalist in Calderdale

Joanna Rowsell
Joanna Rowsell

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.