Showcasing inspiring stories from Team GB’s Paralympic squad.

11x 3mins, by Burning Bright, first aired 25th August 2021

For the duration of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, talkSPORT will broadcast a series of crafted three minute portraits, showcasing individual Paralympic athletes.

The series draws on a wide range of regionally diverse voices, sports and abilities, championing disabled athletes and the journey that got them to where they are today.


  • Ali Jawad
  • Amy Truesdale
  • David Smith
  • Ellie Robinson
  • Elliot Stuart
  • Jack Hodgson
  • Karé Adenegan
  • Lauren Steadman
  • Lyndon Longhorn
  • Vanessa Wallace
  • Penny Briscoe OBE (Director of Sport at ParalympicsGB)
Powerlifter Ali Jawad
Burning Bright