Crowds cheer Lincoln parade for Paralympian Jade Etherington

  • Children and staff from Monks Abbey primary school greeted Jade on here tour through the city. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Crowds gathered on the streets of Lincoln to see Jade's tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade got a great reception at the Lincoln Sainsbury's. Staff greeted her with gifts and banners. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • People at Sainsbury's in Lincoln were excited to meet Jade and hold her medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade waved to crowds aboard her 'welcome home' tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Lincoln residents took to the street to congratulate Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Children and staff from St Faith and St Martins school waved to Jade as she passed by on her tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • School children screamed and cheered as Jade's parade passed by. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • John Campbell, Dean’s Verger at Lincoln Cathedral admiring Jade's medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade greeting her fans. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade met visually impaired children at Lincoln Cathedral who were inspired by her achievement. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • John Campbell, Dean’s Verger at Lincoln Cathedral congratulated Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade's fans got in of the 'selfie' action. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Staff and students and Lincoln Christ's Hospital School gathered outside the gates to greet Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was presented with flowers when she visited Bishop Grosseteste University. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade with the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Bishop Grosseteste University, Dr Jayne Mitchell. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was presented with a bunch of flowers at Lincoln Castle Academy. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Students from Lincoln Castle Academy admiring Jade's medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade Etherington with her four Winter Paralympic medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was greeted by friends and people when she arrived at the Brayford Waterfront. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade cut the ribbon to unveil her new Lincoln Stagecoach bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was greeted in Lincoln and congratulated on her success with an open top tour through the city. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Children and staff from Monks Abbey primary school greeted Jade on here tour through the city. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Crowds gathered on the streets of Lincoln to see Jade's tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade got a great reception at the Lincoln Sainsbury's. Staff greeted her with gifts and banners. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • People at Sainsbury's in Lincoln were excited to meet Jade and hold her medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade waved to crowds aboard her 'welcome home' tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Lincoln residents took to the street to congratulate Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Children and staff from St Faith and St Martins school waved to Jade as she passed by on her tour bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • School children screamed and cheered as Jade's parade passed by. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • John Campbell, Dean’s Verger at Lincoln Cathedral admiring Jade's medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade greeting her fans. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade met visually impaired children at Lincoln Cathedral who were inspired by her achievement. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • John Campbell, Dean’s Verger at Lincoln Cathedral congratulated Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade's fans got in of the 'selfie' action. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Staff and students and Lincoln Christ's Hospital School gathered outside the gates to greet Jade. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was presented with flowers when she visited Bishop Grosseteste University. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade with the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Bishop Grosseteste University, Dr Jayne Mitchell. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was presented with a bunch of flowers at Lincoln Castle Academy. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Students from Lincoln Castle Academy admiring Jade's medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade Etherington with her four Winter Paralympic medals. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was greeted by friends and people when she arrived at the Brayford Waterfront. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade cut the ribbon to unveil her new Lincoln Stagecoach bus. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
  • Jade was greeted in Lincoln and congratulated on her success with an open top tour through the city. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Hundreds of people lined the streets in Lincoln to greet and cheer Paralympic hero Jade Etherington on her open top bus tour around the city.

Jade (23), who is currently a trainee teacher in Lincoln, left a legacy on the slopes of Sochi when she bagged four medals for team GB.

The visually impaired ski racer became the most successful British Winter Paralympian in history when she achieved three silver medals and one bronze.

During the tour across the city jade met her fans, who also got the chance to hold her medals.

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