SportsAid is aiming to shine a spotlight on the next generation of household names across Great Britain….your local heroes! Our blog series, entitled ‘Inside My World’, will look to offer you an insight into the lives of the country’s most talented young athletes while also offering them the platform to express themselves to a wider audience. This time....it's Eve Smith-Lang, 15, from Dunbar in East Lothian.
Ellie Simpson is blazing a trail both on and off the track but will never forget those storied Paralympic Games of London 2012. A wide-eyed Ellie, just 17, was still studying at Brookfield Community School but watched Sophie Christiansen, Dame Sarah Storey and David Weir capture the hearts of the nation during that scintillating summer of sport. And it was seeing her heroes scale the Paralympic heights that first ignited Ellie’s passion for sport.