True stories of how sport has enriched and improved the lives of five
Being active not only helps us control our weight, reduce our risk to numerous illnesses and strenghten our muscles, it can also support us when fighting mental health problems, diminishing stress and tackling loneliness.
To better understand how partaking in sport and staying active can benefit lives physically, mentally and socially, we asked people with truly fascinating stories to tell us both why and how sport has positively impacted them for the greater.
Illustrator Ste Johnson then gave these words the depth and motion they deserve, by producing five complementing illustrations. Scroll down to see the inspirational stories of these five individuals who refuse to let their age or disability restrain them.