Rachel was spotted as a potential 2012 contender when, after
just six months, she had put in so many miles, she had virtually
worn down her hand-cycle.
"I used to bomb around on it for ages, but did so many miles I
kept breaking it. I've always played sport and it was something
physical but stopped my legs hurting. I was put onto the Welsh and
British Cycling teams," she said.
She made her Paralympic Games debut in Beijing in 2008, storming
to gold in the time trial. She cemented her standing at the top in
2010 at the World Paracycling Road Championships where she secured
gold in the road race.
Morris' talents do not end on the bike - she is also an
accomplished sailor and has competed at an international