In preparation for the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, South Korean hand-cycling champion, Doyeon Lee has been riding more than 300km every week. But despite nearly a decade in the sport, she’s still not always welcomed on the roads. During a recent race, people even called the police to report a “dangerous” woman was loose on the roads.
BBC Korea’s Julie Yoonnyung Lee speaks to the defiant Doyeon ahead of her journey to Tokyo.
Reporter – Julie Yoonnyung Lee
Camera – Junseo Yang
Editor – Pooja Chhabria
Series Producer – Claire Press