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  • Libby Blair

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE Libby Blair aka the ‘Powerlifting Granny’ on Instagram is a Powerlifter in her 50s, who is breaking the social norms of what it means to be an elite athlete. 2019 is her  first year as a supported athlete…
  • Alexandra Snowdon’s Story

    I took up speed skating just over one year ago and now I am a Double British Champion.   Alex Snowdon, 12.   Having previously been a competitive ice dancer it was a huge decision for me to change sporting discipline but after watching Elise Christie compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics I knew it…

  • Suzanne Edwards

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE After an accident in 2011 left me paralysed and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of my life, I spent the next few years working on rehabilitation and adjusting to my new life. Having always been very…

  • Holly Sullivan

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE Holly is a Down Syndrome swimmer who started learn to swim lessons at Swindon Oasis aged 4. During the very first lesson it was obvious that due to Holly’s physical and cognitive development she could not access the…

  • Why we do what we do – Ben Pritchards Story

    Ben Pritchard talks about his journey and how he managed to find success after being paralysed from the rib cage down.

  • London Great Dane Handball Club

    London Great Dane Hanbdall Club, a supported club on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with a direct legacy link to the London Development Corporation

  • Mari Akhurst

    GB para equestrian athlete Mari Akhurst on her 2017 sporting year

  • Imani Lansiquot

    Imani Lansiquot, the second fastest British junior of all time, hopes to be an encouragement to young women and show that there is “more to life than where you are from or your background.”

  • Paul Pollock

    It was August 2011, when I made the decision to put my career as a medical doctor on hold, to concentrate fully on my athletic training. I have had the fortune of representing my country at several of the world’s global championships.

  • Jacob Chambers

    I would like to say a huge thank you to GLL for supporting Jacob in his quest to become a GB Para Swimmer. Since Jacob has been supported by GLL he has competed in the CP Nationals in Nottingham where he won 5 medals.