Legends

We are lucky enough to have some of the best names from the sporting world joining us at Festival of Sport​

Meet the legends

As passionate advocates of their sports, our legends are so excited to be involved  – with many even bringing their own families. Who knows, you may find yourself camping next to a World Champion or having a coffee with an Olympic medallist!

In 2021, we were joined by a host of sporting stars from around the UK.  Our legends included rugby greats Will Greenwood, Austin Healey, Conor O’Shea, Rachael Burford and Mike Tindall, former international hockey player and Olympic gold medallist Alex Danson, England netball legends Pam Cookey, Karen Atkinson, Tamsin Greenway and Karen Greig, World Synchronised Champion trampolinist Amanda Parker, current tennis player Olivia Nicholls,  Olympic and Paralympic rowers Anna Watkins, Vicki and Tom Aggar, Premier League and England striker Dean Ashton, two-time European winning golfer Graeme Storm, former England, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire cricketer Ryan Sidebottom, England amputee footballer Kieran Lambourne and boxing and Thai boxing champion Rachael Mackenzie.

Confirmed for 2022

So far, we are delighted to welcome back rugby stars Will Greenwood, Austin Healey, Mike Tindall and Rachael Burford, Netball stars Tamsin GreenwayKaren Greig and Karen Atkinson, Paralympic rowers Vicki and Tom Aggar, World Synchronised Champion trampolinist Amanda Parker, international hockey player and Olympic gold medallist Alex Danson, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire cricketer Ryan Sidebottom and professional European tour golfer Graeme Storm. 

We are also excited that our roster of legends now includes three more Olympic athletes with rower Alan Campbell and gold medal hockey stars Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh. Alongside our Olympians we will also be joined by professional football freestyler Charlotte Lade-Rogers, former England Lacrosse star Ashleigh Gloster,  former British halfpipe skateboard champion Neil Danns and World champion inline skater Jenna Downing, who are all joining us for the first time at Festival of Sport!

And, that’s only the start…keep an eye on our website and social media channels to see who else will be taking part in the fun as we begin our countdown.

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