Today, she wheeled her way into the village for, what she thought, was a quick drink at the pub and she was met with a wall of villagers who had put out the flags, hired a piper all to welcome her back home.
Sammi Kinghorn is a double world paralympic champion. She won 2 golds and a bronze at the paralympic world championships in London.
All the kids were out waving their flags, having spent the last 24 hours putting up bunting and signs for her. Everyone I spoke to thinks Sammi is wonderful and they all want to be like her, no matter that she's in a wheelchair. For kids today (and I'm talking all age groups here) to look up to someone who can't walk, is really something.
She really is a true inspiration.
|The village making it's prep|
|Sammi Kinghorn coming down the road completely unaware of everything round the corner|