Client Coverage: Revolve24 in the Daily Express

A blind veteran who battled a brain tumour, a cracked skull and two bouts of meningitis is set to tackle Revolve24, the 24-hour cycling challenge on the world-class Brands Hatch motor circuit, to raise funds and awareness for the military charity that supported him in his darkest days.

Darren Blanks, 31, from Egremont, Cumbria, an Iraq war veteran, was only 23 years old when he noticed he was having trouble reading a magazine. Darren went into his local Specsavers, expecting to leave with his first pair of glasses and instead had his life turned around when he was diagnosed with both a brain tumour that made him partially deaf and a rare genetic disease that would rob him of his vision.

Read his story in the Daily Express here.