Athletes & Elite Sport - Projects
Menna Fitzpatrick & Jen Kehoe
Menna and Jen are Great Britain's most successful winter Paralympians this year! Despite having only 5% of her vision, Menna, with her guide Jen, won four medals at the 2018 winter Paralympic Games in alpine skiing.
Mahama has excelled at Taekwondo, winning silver at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships. Off the mat, Mahama spends time visiting local schools - a keen advocate for anti-bullying, he speaks of his experience adapting to life in the UK at the age of 8.
Katie is a National Lottery funded athlete and has already a multiple World and European cycling champion, in both individual and team events.
Emma is a two-time Paralympian and six-time world champion has represented Great Britain in both Sitting Volleyball and Canoeing. Outside of competition, Emma is an advocate for anti-doping and has been awarded an MBE for Services to Canoeing
Sir Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, he has competed and medalled at five Olympic games.
Dame Kelly Holmes is one of Britain’s favourite athletes. During her career, she was funded by National Lottery players.
Dame Sarah Storey is a British road and track racing cyclist and former swimmer. She is a multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both sports, and six times British (able-bodied) national track champion.
One of Britain's greatest Paralympic athletes, Tanni Grey-Thompson, amassed a remarkable medal haul over 16 years.
Sir Mo Farah is not only a British distance runner, but he's also been National Lottery funded and a household name.
Sir Steven Redgrave is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000, and is one of the country’s greatest Olympians.
David is a Paralympian who has dominated his sport and has become one of the greatest wheelchair racers of all time
England's Laura Kenny won a stunning track cycling scratch race gold at the Commonwealth Games, a day after thinking it would be her final race amid a "serious confidence crisis".