"This is a great opportunity to try wheelchair basketball and be coached by some of the most talented players in their sport. It will open up people's minds to the world of disability sport." Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE
For the 3rd consecutive year, Path to Success’s Wheelchair Basketball Challenge took place at the iconic Copper Box in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on 25th September, a great day of team building and support. Corporate teams of 6-8 players had the opportunity to interact, train and play alongside GB Paralympians and London Titans elite players and experience an exciting and fast-moving sport with friendly matches.
The funds raised in this event will support covering a player(s)’s cost of training, coaching, travel, sports wheelchairs and equipment for one year and London Titans Club.
At the event we had:
Light refreshments, water and energy drinks, Wheelchairs for participating players
Live commentary on the day
Press and social media coverage
Coaching and training in small groups led by Team GB Paralympians and the elite London Titans Wheelchair Basketball Club Players.
Signed basketballs to take away
In addition to the tournament, London Titans’ elite and Team GB players will be treating everyone to an Exhibition Match to show off their skills.
Medals and victory trophy
The chance to be crowned the 2017 Corporate Wheelchair Basketball Champion
The evening will end with a round of drinks in a near pub to celebrate a great day of team building and support
By taking part in the event, teams supported the athletes and Disability Sport. and increased their company’s CSR profile and visibility with their generous help. Teams were acknowledged in our website, press, social media postings.
The events had considerable celebrity and sport personalities’ backing: BBC Presenter and ex-Team GB Paralympian Ade Adepitan MBE (a London Titans player), Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE - multiple Paralympic Gold medallist, a media personality and a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords. Rio 2016 Bronze medallist Gaz Choudhry. Charlie Bethel, ex chief executive of British Wheelchair Basketball, Simon Brown, Team GB women’s star Fi Tillman, Louise Sugden and current Titans players including Christy Gregan, Matt Sealy and Sophie Paterson and several current and retired GB Paralympians took part.
Our sincere thanks to eveyrone who supported this event: Shanti Hospitality C&CAlpha Group, Grace Belgravia, Molinare, Sage Housing, Heathrow Airport, PHA-Media, Arc Management, May Fair London, Amira Foods, Sequoia London, Sutaka, Bhlive, Pulsin, trek, Nakd, Asian Voice, Eastern Eye, , London360, All in London.
This was a truly unique fundraising event. What better way to take part in a fantastic team-building day, support a great cause and test your skills against sporting stars. Be involved and play your part in the Path to Tokyo 2020.
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