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Ada Tsang

In May 2021, Ada Tsang, 44 became the fastest woman to climb up Mount Everest with a time of 25 hours 50 minutes, beating the previous record of 39 hours 6 minutes by more than 12 hours. Climbers usually will spend several days in different camps before reaching the...

Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell is a cyclist on the Great Britain Cycling Team. She competed in the London 2012 Olympics winning Gold in the Women’s Team Pursuit, she repeated this feat in 2016 winning Gold again at the Rio Olympics. She is currently the National, European and World Champion, and also...

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in the 2008 Olympic Games when at 21 years old, the relatively unknown athlete became the first Caribbean woman to win 100 m gold at the Olympics. In 2012, she successfully defended...

Judit Polgár

In 1991 Judit Polgár became the youngest ever Grandmaster at just 15-year-old. She is generally regarded as the strongest female chess player of all time and in 2001 was proclaimed the Female Chess Player of the Century. At the age of 9, Polgár won her first international tournament in...

Achmat Hassiem A.K.A Sharkboy

Shark attack survivor, Achmat Hassiem, lost his foot to a Great White when participating in a lifeguard training session at Sunrise Beach in Muizenberg in 2006. Since then, Hassiem has made an amazing recovery. Hassiem has competed at 3 Paralympic games and numerous world championships and international swimming competitions....

Anna Hemmings MBE

Anna Hemmings is Britain’s most successful female marathon kayaker with a staggering eleven World and European Championship medals, 9 of them gold.  By the age of 24 she had been World Champion 3 times and competed at the Olympic Games.  In 2010 she was awarded an MBE for her...

Usain Bolt

Unquestionably one of the greatest and most famous sportsmen of the modern era, Usain Bolt is a six time gold medalist and the first person ever to win back-to-back Olympic golds at 100m, 200m and 4x100m. A sports obsessive from a young age growing up in Jamaica, Bolt showed...

Vange Kourentis

Vange Kourentis has pioneered many sports industry defining projects over the last 25 years. He has a unique mix of experience that covers global sports right holder Manchester United FC, international media agency representing global brands investment in sport, Publicis Sport & Entertainment and progressive digital activation and fan...

Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy MBE is Great Britain’s most successful Olympic athlete of all time, with six gold medals and one silver. Chris won his first Olympic gold medal in Athens 2004 in the Kilo – an event that was dropped from the programme for Beijing 2008. Chris took this...

Colin Jackson

Without a doubt one of the greatest athletes that Great Britain has ever produced, Colin Jackson called time on his outstanding athletics career in front of an adoring home crowd at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in 2003. After more than a decade spent at the very pinnacle...

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