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  • Mari Durward-Akhurst becomes National Para Dressage Champion

    Friday 15th September 2017: LeMieux National Dressage Championships 2017- Gold Para Dressage Championship Mari has sent us in a blog of her experience of becoming national champion; we’re very proud to be supporting her! Lost for words….. A dream come true!! Today me and Sky became the Grade 1 National Champions with 71.49%. I cannot believe…

  • Chiltern GSF Athlete Adel Zakrzewski Wins Silver at National Open Water Festival

    The National Open Water Festival 2017 was held at Rother Valley Country Park on Monday 31st July 2017 Young open water stars took to the water in allocated age groups. The Championships are the country’s flagship open water age group event attracting the future stars of open water swimming. There were 27 swimmers in the girl’s…

  • Charlie Follett secures superb silver in Switzerland

    Charlie Follett claimed the first international medal of her career with a superb silver at the Swiss Women International in Bern today. The results continued Pentathlon GB’s remarkable recent success at the competition, making it our 7th medal in the last 5 years at the event. British teammates Georgia Pipes and Zoe Davison also performed…

  • Speed skater Peter Riches breaks national records

    In April this year , the GLL Sport Foundation awarded Peter Riches a training award which has provided access to the Guildford Spectrum ice rink for training. According to Peter himself, he has greatly benefited from this award and his Speed Skating performance has clearly reflected this support. At the start of the year, Peter…

  • Ishbel Zuurmond: Topper Summer 2016 Update

    Ishbel Zurrmond is a GSF supported athlete from the Epsom & Ewell area. She is a member of the national squad and has been kind enough to send in an update of her summer of sailing. Thanks Ishbel! World Topper Championships 2016 Bangor, Northern Ireland This summer has been an extremely busy one. On the…

  • GLL BACKS UK SPORTING TALENT TO RIO AND BEYOND

    More than 2000 talented young athletes from across the UK will benefit from a £1,200,000 fund – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL.  The athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) the largest independent athlete talent programme in the UK, in partnership with SportsAid, Mary Peters Trust, local councils and public organisations.…