Awards & Achievements

Since losing her limbs, Cor has set four world records including becoming the first female quadruple amputee in history to conquer Ben Nevis in 2015 and she also became the first female quadruple amputee to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018.

She has learned to fly a single engine propeller plane, abseiled off a multi story building (with no hands) and joined her Troopers for a sponsored 150ft free fall abseil!   She completed the AG Bell London Triathlon in 2017 just a few weeks after having a third of her lung removed.

She regularly attends spin, swimming, skiing and climbing classes, was chosen to carry the Commonwealth Games baton and was Event Chieftain of 4,000 pipers at the Paisley 2021 British Pipe Band Championships.  She has written and published a book along the way and was the poster girl for the NHS Organ Donor Campaign eventually becoming the first Scottish double hand transplant recipient herself.

She has also received many awards including an Honorary Doctorate from the University of West Scotland and another from The Open University.  You can read more about her many awards here.