Our Celebrity Teams!
A huge thank you to our wonderful Celebrity Captains who showed their support for our groundbreaking series by uniting with competition winners from across the nation to take part in our debut event on 19 August.
Many are returning for our next event, npower Winter Wonderwheels, on 3 December, so do come along and cheer them on or, better still, enter our competition to join them!
Super Sponsor Team Captains
Our Super Partners got all competitive and entered some truly SUPER Celebrity Team Captains of their own!
Double Paralympic, World & European 100m Champion
This sporting giant headed up #Teamnpower and threw himself into this new challenge along with his awesome teammates Amy and Matthew.
Seven-time London Marathon winner and six-time Paralympic champion
David lent his mythical ‘Weirwolf’ magic to the Barclays team, the lucky devils. He was ably supported by Tracy, who took on the swim, and Laura who completed the push/run stage.
Former British Army officer and survival expert.
Chris has overcome many great challenges and took on the run with his normal gusto. He was joined by Megan on the bike and Jennie for the swim.
Paralympic champion and two-time grand slam champion
The tennis Titan downed his racket and flexed a whole new set of super-muscles as he stepped up to the plate as Gatwick’s Team Captain. He was joined by fellow tennis whizz Abbie, who did the swim, & Tim who took on the bike stage.
Five-time Paralympic champion
#TeamIrwinMitchell were given a wheely big treat. They received some top training tips and expert coaching from this truly unparalleled distance speed queen!
World record holder and Paralympic champion
The 400m world record holder and 100m Paralympic champion channelled her tremendous talents into this new challenge. She was joined by top teammates Stevie from Oakgrove College for the swim and Thomas from Moor House School & College for the cycle.
Wheelchair racing Paralympic medallist
At only 15 years of age, Kare burst onto the world stage at Rio to take a silver and two bronze medals. This bright young hope was joined by Joel in the swim & Dan on the bike.
Wheelchair racing European champion
Another bright young talent in the wheelchair racing world, the speedy Scot holds the European records over the 100, 200, 400 and 800 metres, and is triple European champion. Sammi teamed up with competition winners Kyle, who took on the swim & Colin who smashed the bike stage.
Comedian and talk show host
The comedian, Last Leg frontman and Paralympics commentator was gutted to miss the big day due to visa issues... but not one to let the team down, he ran his stage at Dorney the week before, which was broadcast on the big screen during the race. His teammates, swimmer Brooke & cyclist Ben, waved the #TeamAdam flag valiantly on the day.
TV reporter, DJ and journalist
The TV star, who was two-time European wheelchair basketball champion with the GB Junior team, which he captained in 2004, united with Liam D for the swim and Liam O for the bike to create a formidable force.
Breaststroke Paralympic champion
One of only a handful of British Para Swimmers to win gold medals at the Paralympics, World Championships, and European Championships, Liz shared her prodigious swim expertise with teammate Ian, who is took the plunge, before handing on to Liz for the bike stage. She handed over to 10-year-old Neve for the glory push/run home.
Club Throw Paralympic champion
This legendary athlete has competed in five Paralympic Games, five World Championships and four European Championships, winning a total of 26 international medals! He turned his talents to the push/run at Superhero Tri and offered stellar support to his two teammates - David in the swim, and Bethany on the bike.
TV Presenter and Invictus Games medallist
The former Royal Marines Commando and Rio Paralympics anchorman isn’t one to give up easily. He channeled his all into the race alongside his equally committed teammates, swimmer Sophie and push/runner Nicole.
Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist
Our ambassador and Celebrity Team Captain swapped her horse for a recumbent trike and took on the Celebrity Superhero Tri and the Full Superhero Tri. Luckily for Sophie, she had some seriously super support. Richard dived in for the swim and her number one fan, 7-year-old Elan, flew home for the final push/run.
Sprint and paracycling Paralympic champion
The 25-year-old sprinted and cycled her way into the history books at Rio to become the first British Paralympian to win gold in two separate sports in over 30 years. The new sporting superstar cheered on swimmer Sally before jumping on her bike and handing over to 6-year-old Superboy Arlo for the climactic finish!
Paracanoe Paralympic champion
The mother of two and the reigning Paralympic, World and European paracanoe champion took on the bike stage on her tandem. She bagged herself some cracking support in the shape of swimmer Sarah, tandem partner, husband Simon, and push/runner Luke who gave everything for #TeamAnne!
Dave Henson, MBE
Paralympian and Invictus Games team captain
The former Royal Engineer has experienced many sporting highs over the years and recently added a Paralympic medal to his long list of achievements. He shared his serious Team Captain credentials with swimmer Barry and father-daughter bike duo David and Rebecca, who were on their tandem.
Paracycling Paralympic champion
What an incredible 2016 paracyclist Megan Giglia had. She set a world record and struck gold at Rio! Hoping to continue her successful run, she kicked off the race in the water before handing on to Alex for the bike stage. Race-runner Muninder brought the team home in style.
World Champs surfing medallist
The former soldier and die-hard adrenalin junkie threw himself into this new challenge with characteristic aplomb. A multi-talented surfer, mountain biker, skier and kyaker, his lucky teammates couldn't have found a more committed captain. Chris was joined by Sam for the bike stage and Poppy for the push/run.
Meet #TeamChris winners Sam and Poppy
Paralympic swimming champion
This aqua supremo showed her gold-winning credentials by getting her team offer to a great start in the swim at Superhero Tri. She handed over to Sarah for the bike stage and Toby took on the glory push/run home.
Meet #teamSusie winners Sarah and Toby