After a major heart attack in 2011, Steve shares how his renewed love of cycling has enabled him to enjoy sports again
One year on from my heart attack and I had achieved one of my short-term goals: to complete my local Banstead Woods parkrun 5K event. My participation in this event was decided, by me, when I was laying in my hospital bed on 2nd August 2011.
On 16th June last year, I cycled 54 miles from Clapham Common to Brighton along with 30,000 other riders, which did indeed include a tough old hill – Ditchling Beacon. There, however, the similarity ends. Rewind to 2nd August 2011 when I was rushed...
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