Rob was the captain of Team GB Sitting Volleyball at both London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics. Rob’s determination to succeed also sees him becoming a world recognised Para -Skeleton athlete in London 2012, and the 2016 World Championships. Rob is a public advocate of the Paralympic movement and through this works closely with local schools, sports centres and charities - inspiring and engaging children with sport.

Rob is an Access Sport ambassador and supporter of the Ignite programme.

I have always been an active person who has been determined to be included despite my disability. I know first-hand the importance of social inclusion and access to local sport. It's great that Access Sport are giving opportunities to more children to access quality local sport.

Rob Richardson