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Weʼre raising £12,000 to Support Team Mark in his training to become a Paralympian at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. This will be used for training fees, travel ...

London, United Kingdom

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Team Mark is about supporting #TheCarbonArcher a Disabled archer who is a below knee amputee over the next 22 months this will enable Mark to reach the next level within the programme and progress to becoming a funded archer.

As a confirmed Talent Development archer in Jan 2017 on the Development programme Mark has now progressed to the Paralympic Conversion Academy. In March 2018 he competed in his 1st international competition and was ranked 9th overall in the Dubai World Ranking Tournament.
Mark now needs to do the following:
Increase his training hours to 6 hours per day full time and to maintain this 6 days per week to include practice and coaching.
Fund coaching sessions, competitions, travel, accommodation, and specialist services as required each month.
Attend when required the HQ of Archery GB for additional coaching and assessments.once per month.
To be self funded for the next 12 months.

To enable Mark to do this he needs your support! Mark said "I've made it this far and i am not prepared to give up. Archery GB believe i have what it takes and i believe i have it too".

Mark can not currently attract funding until he reaches the next level and beyond and likewise without funding maintain or increase his training to meet the demands without support.

Can you support Team Mark

Mark is currently sponsored by Dorset Orthopaedic and Ottobock UK who are his prosthetics provider and equipment sponsor, and by Viking Optical for his spotting scope.

Mark's coaching is carried out by a National Coach and coached currently twice per week travelling some 150 miles per day 6 days per week.

We hope that you feel able to support Team Mark and donate to support the next 12 months development.

If you would like to contact Mark he can be reached by email at

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  • Robotic Woodsmith

    Robotic Woodsmith

    Oct 13, 2018


  • Sali Gray

    Sali Gray

    Oct 2, 2018

    Get Well Soon Mark!Here's a small donation in lieu of a card!! Xx


  • Rosemarie McKay

    Rosemarie McKay

    Sep 29, 2018

    Good luck Mark


  • Lindsey Guilbert

    Lindsey Guilbert

    Sep 28, 2018

    A get well soon wish & sending you good luck with your results🍀💝

  • Medal Miles

    Medal Miles

    Sep 10, 2018

    You are an amazing man who inspire so many! Can't wait to see you smash it in Tokyo!! From us at Medal Miles xx


  • Ann-katrin Andersson

    Ann-katrin Andersson

    Sep 7, 2018

    Keep going Mark. You have your goal. I support you. XX


  • Vicky


    Sep 4, 2018

    Keep up the good work Mark, be proud of yourself xx

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Mark Pattenden

Mark Pattenden

London, United Kingdom

54 years old below knee amputee who is also hearing impaired. For the past 18 years I have raised funds on behalf of many different charities. Having been successful at trials for Archery GB I am now pursuing the dream of becoming a paralympian in Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020.

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