Financial awards distributed to talented young athletes this year through the ground-breaking Backing The Best programme surpassed £1 million. The initiative, overseen and delivered by SportsAid for Sport England, was launched in 2016 to level the playing field for up-and-coming sports stars who, without critical financial help, would face difficulties progressing through the talent identification system.
Olympic silver and bronze medallist Bryan Steel wants YOU to saddle up and pay tribute to the next generation of British sporting heroes by joining the #MyMiles Challenge. The Challenge, which celebrates the commitment, dedication and sacrifice of talented young sports stars, is encouraging fundraisers to undertake physical activity throughout this month. Bryan has himself committed to completing over 300 miles during SportsAid Week.