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Man to cycle 530 kilometres to save cystic fibrosis sufferers | UK | News

Man to cycle 530 kilometres to save cystic fibrosis sufferers | UK | News

Devoted dad Bob Clarke is cycling 530 kilometres from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh To Angkor Wat in Cambodia … to save cystic fibrosis patients like his treasured daughter.  And CF-sufferer Sophie Clarke, 29, has told the Daily Express how her dad is a “hero” after raising over £32,000 over the years for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust charity with a series of tough challenges.  Now CF sufferers can take NHS wonder drugs like Kaftrio to alleviate the worst symptoms of the disease – but when Sophie was growing up there were none – and 12 years ago aged 17 she needed a double lung transplant. Over the years father-of-two Bob, 61, has vowed to help the generation of sufferers and in September he’s cycling over tough terrain in 12 days from Vietnam to Cambodia, to raise over £3,000 for the CF Trust. Dad Bob Clarke on one of his cycling challenges (Image: handout) Bob, of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, told us: “When Sophie was born it was a time when there were no treatments to help with …