Virtual Athlete Visits
Book a virtual athlete visit and motivate your pupils with stories of grit, and determination from Olympic and Paralympic heroes.
Ali is one of Britain’s best known and loved Paralympians. He's been to 3 Paralympic Games, won silver, world championships, European championships and set world records. A true champion.
Danny Purvis is an Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Medalist in Men's Artistic Gymnastics! He's a member of Team GB and in 2019, he retired from competitive gymnastics. Listen to his incredible story.
Shona McCallin MBE
Rising British hockey star, Shona McCallin, began playing hockey at the age of six. She has since accumulated nearly 100 International caps with a career highlight winning Olympic Gold at Rio 2016.
Yona is a record breaking, world leading, Olympic diver. At 6ft 2 and one of the only black divers in the world, Yona has obliterated the stereotypes in sport, always with a smile on his face.
Anna’s story is one of tragedy and hope. A double winter Paralympian, who was a promising snowboarder until being paralyzed. She is inspiring, charming and engaging and is a public speaking pro!
Lamin Deen is a double Olympian and world-record breaker who competed at both the 2014 Games in Sochi and the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang. Listen to his incredible story, you won't forget it!
Team GB Marathon runner, Sonia Samuels, competed at the 2016 Olympic Games. By sharing her story, she aims to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams to be the best they can be.
Chris Langridge has played badminton since he was 10. He has since toured the world and is the current Olympic Bronze medallist, Commonwealth games gold medallist and European games Gold medallist.
Badminton player Lauren Smith achieved her dream of becoming an Olympian in 2016. She has since reached a 7 in the world, won the European Championships, won 5 Commonwealth medals and 9 National titles.
Sophie is a GB Wheelchair Basketball player and captained the team at the Rio Paralympics. She's a World and European Silver Medalist and is training for the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics, aiming for a medal!