40 Years Ago Today

Today is Darren's 40th Birthday!

Lets take an embarrassing look back at the years in a before they were famous kind of way.

Darren - Less than 1 year old.


Being held by his aunt.

Darren - around 2 years old.


My Brother went on to win 6 Paralympic Gold medals and all I got was this t-shirt.

School photo


Don't we look cute?

Oh no, the teenage years

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Getting the racing bug


Winton race track

Junior tour of Ireland


Darren and the rest of the Fircroft team at the start of the Junior Tour of Ireland the year of the accident.

Well, if you've read the site, you know the rest of the story.

Doctor Darren

Darren Kenny is to receive an honorary doctorate from Bournemouth University during annual Award Ceremonies to be held at the BIC on Tuesday, 3 November at 10.30am.

Darren, one of Dorset′s most decorated international sportsmen, will become an Honorary Doctor of Arts. The award recognises his achievements in cycling and for setting an inspirational example of determination and perseverance against the odds.

Darren joins representatives from the world of television, business, health and engineering in receiving Honorary Doctorates from BU. More than 4,500 graduates from the University's six academic schools will receive degrees, diplomas and professional qualifications at seven separate ceremonies over four days between Tuesday 3 and Friday 6 November at the BIC.

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