Meet our Celebrity Team Captains
Get ready for some major celebrity spotting at Superhero Tri because we have Paralympians and TV personalities queuing up to be a Superhero for the day! Below is only the first fantastic wave of Celebrity Team Captains stepping up to the challenge.
Comedian and talk show host
The comedian, Last Leg frontman and Paralympics commentator is stepping from the safety of the sidelines into the action all guns blazing. Expect aching sides as well as muscles if you’re lucky enough to bag this Team Captain.
Powerlifting Paralympic silver medallist
There’s no questioning Ali’s fighting spirit. After narrowly missing out on a medal at London 2012, he came back four years later and bagged himself a silver. Let him give your team a giant lift – enter our competition now!
TV reporter, DJ and journalist
The TV star is certainly no slacker when it comes to sport. He played wheelchair basketball at national level and was two-time European champion with the GB Junior team, which he captained in 2004. Definitely one to watch.
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 will be surging through the water and getting her team off to super-charged start.
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! Team up with the club throw Titan for a day to remember.
TV Presenter and Invictus Games medallist
The former Royal Marines Commando and Rio Paralympics anchorman isn’t one to give up easily. If you win a place on his team, you’ll see close-up the steeliness behind those Clark Kent glasses on the day!
Sophie Christiansen, OBE
Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist
Our ambassador and a Celebrity Team Captain will be swapping her horse for a recumbent trike and taking on the Celebrity Superhero Tri and the Full Superhero Tri. Grab your chance to team up with an equestrian legend!
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. Could you be teaming up with this new sporting superstar?
Paracanoe Paralympic champion
The mother of two and the reigning Paralympic, World and European paracanoe champion will be taking on the bike stage on her tandem. Enter the competition now for your chance to team up with a genuine supermum!
Dave Henson, MBE
Paralympian and Invictus Games team captain
The former Royal Engineer recently added a Paralympic medal to his long list of achievements and he’s also got some serious Team Captain credentials. Could his be the winning team?
Dave will be joined by Barry in the swim and father/Daughter team, David and Rebecca on their tendem.
Read about them here!
Paracycling Paralympic champion
What an incredible year paracyclist Megan Giglia has had. She set a world record and struck gold at Rio. She’ll be donning her famous sunnies and getting down to business on 19 August. Join her!
TV presenter, artist, model and entrepreneur
In true Superhero spirit, Sophie is undeterred by the sporting greats around her and can’t wait to get her teeth into this new challenge. Whoever wins a place on her team is in for some guaranteed fun.
More Celebrity Team Captains to be announced soon!