Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley is a World Champion swimmer. She swims with the Borough Of Kirklees additional needs squad and along with 6 other team mates will be representing Yorkshire & Humberside later this month in the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games.
Joanne has been selected by Games sponsor Coca Cola to be the face of swimming for the advertising campaign and her image along with the official video – ‘Let Me Win’ – that showcases 12 of the 1700 inspirational athletes taking part in the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games will be shown on giant screens and billboards in London’s Piccadilly Circus.
The Special Olympics GB National Summer Games run from August 28th to September 1st in Bath, you can find out more and follow progress of the athletes by visiting their official website HERE
We hope you will join us in getting behind ALL the athletes taking part in the Games but especially our home grown talent from right here in Huddersfield! GO TEAM GO!!