We are delighted to announce that the 14-athlete squad selected by GB Snowsport ahead of the para snow sports season features a number of Get Kids Going! athletes. Get Kids Going! has given over £250,000 to the para snow sports team over the last few years and is supporting them again this coming season. The…[Read More]
Our great Get Kids Going! supported athletes para skiers Menna Fitzpatrick & Katie Guest are swapping skiing for hiking as they will be doing the Everest Base Camp Challenge for us.
They want to raise awareness for us as your amazing fundraising helped to send them to Winter Paralympics and many more events, where visually impaired Menna and her guide Katie went on to achieve great results.
We would like to give a huge congratulations to all of the Get Kids Going! supported athletes for their amazing achievements in the Winter Paralympics. In a hugely exciting games, the athletes made us all proud with their determination and prowess after a particularly challenging few years. Their work at the Paralympics got off to…[Read More]
The medals continue for Get Kids Going! supported athletes as Menna Fitzpatrick won silver in the women’s Super G Vision Impaired, alongside her guide, Gary Smith. This is the fifth Paralympic medal of her career and makes her the most decorated Winter Paralympian. 23 year old Menna achieved a time of 1:18.79 at the Yangqing…[Read More]
Millie Knight and her guide Brett Wild won GB’s first medal on the opening day of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. Millie finished third in the visually impaired category of the women’s downhill Alpine skiing with a time of 1:23.20 and said the bronze ranked above her silver medal in the 2018 games. She said…[Read More]
Menna Fitzpatrick was thrilled to receive a gold medal in the women’s slalom event in the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. Going into the slalom as the defending Paralympic champion, Menna managed a third place after Run 1 and improved on her second run to overtake Austria’s Elina Stary in the standings.…[Read More]
Millie Knight was thrilled to receive a bronze medal in the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. It was her first World Championships race since 2017 and the medal was even more special as she received it on her birthday! Initially scheduled to take place in Lillehammer, in February 2021, the competition was…[Read More]
We are delighted that Millie Knight, Menna Fitzpatrick and James Barnes-Miller are amongst the 18 athletes forming part of the biggest ever squad taken by Great Britain to the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. The Championships run from 12-23 January 2022. Initially scheduled to take place in Lillehammer, from 7 to 20…[Read More]