Winter Paralympics

Congratulations to all Get Kids Going! Para Athletes on their successes in Winter Paralympics 2022

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]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Whitley on achieving his Paralympic Best

Get Kids Going! supported athlete James Whitley for a top-ten finish in the giant slalom at the Winter Paralympics in Beijing. James said he was “really, really happy” with the result. In the highly competitive men’s standing class James came sixth with a combined time of 1:58.38 after two runs. James began skiing at the…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Hope Gordon on becoming Britain’s first female Para Nordic skier

Get Kids Going! supported athlete Hope Gordon made history by becoming Great Britain’s first female Para Nordic skier at the Beijing Winter Paralympics. She finished 17th in qualifying in the women’s sprint event, missing out on the top 12 who went through to the semi-finals. “It is cool to be the first girl, but the…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Barnes-Miller for winning small final in Winter Paralympics

Huge congratulations to Para Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller for winning the small final. He came fifth in the UL snowboard cross finals, but his achievement means that he gained the best snowboarding result for the Great British Paralympic Team. “I feel like that was my chance to get a medal,” James said. “But hey-ho. I felt…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Neil Simpson on receiving GB’s first gold medal in Winter Paralympics 2022

Neil Simpson and his guide and brother Andrew Simpson won GB’s first gold medal on day two of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. With that amazing achievement the 19 year old Neil, became the first British male athlete to win a gold on snow. The brothers finished with a time of 1:08.91 nearly 0.5…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Menna Fitzpatrick on becoming most decorated Winter Paralympian

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]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Millie Knight on receiving GB’s first medal in Winter Paralympics 2022

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]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Millie Knight on receiving SuperG Overall World Cup Globes

Millie Knight was thrilled to receive SuperG Overall World Cup Globes. This means along with her guide Brett Wild, they accumulated the most amount of SuperG points over the winter season.  Millie has recovered from a number of concussions, including a crash in February 2021, and winning super combined gold in Norway was a great…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Menna Fitzpatrick for a Gold Medal in World Para Snow Sports Championships

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]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Barnes-Miller for a silver medal in World Para Snow Sports Championships

Huge congratulations to Para Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller for receiving a silver medal in the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. After a fabulous start he was narrowly beaten to a gold medal by Maxime Montaggioni in the snowboard cross SB-UL category. Initially scheduled to take place in Lillehammer, in February 2021, the competition…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Millie Knight for a Gold Medal in World Para Snow Sports Championships

Millie Knight was thrilled to receive a gold medal in Super Combined event in the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. This is the first time Millie has a gold medal in this her first World Championships event since 2017. Millie turned 23 on Saturday so the medal is even more special! Initially…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Millie Knight for a bronze medal in World Para Snow Sports Championships

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]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Barnes-Miller for a bronze medal in World Para Snow Sports Championships

Huge congratulations to Para Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller for receiving a bronze medal in the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. The competition in Hafjell marked the first time that the dual banked slalom event was used at a World Championships level. Initially scheduled to take place in Lillehammer, in February 2021, the competition…[Read More]

Good luck to Get Kids Going! Para Athletes Millie Knight, Menna Fitzpatrick and James Barnes-Miller ahead of the World Para Snow Sports Championships

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]

Paralympian & Get Kids Going Ambassador Millie Knight ahead of the Winter Paralympics

Get Kids Going! Ambassador Millie Knight is really looking ahead for the winter season of skiing. The visually impaired Paralympic skier, who we have supported for the past 8 years, shared her training diary with us. “After a total of 7 weeks in Saas Fee, I am finally home for a bit of a breather…[Read More]