We are delighted to welcome Naomi Riches MBE, Paralympic adaptive rower who, as part of the British mixed coxed four team, won a bronze at the Beijing 2008 Games, gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and 6 World Championship titles.

Join this virtual event to find out more about Naomi, her drive and resilience and the journey she went on to compete as an elite athlete for over 10 years.

In the words of her coach Naomi was,

key in the development of Para-Rowing over those 10 years

London 2012 Games gold winning mixed cox rowing team

Naomi (2nd from the left) with the ParalympicsGB adaptive rowing team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Image ©Getty Images


Meet Naomi Riches - session for schools and children

Schools, home educators and parents are invited to bring their young people along to hear first-hand from Naomi about what it takes to compete at an elite level. This is a fantastic opportunity for children to meet a Paralympian and have the opportunity to ask Naomi any burning questions you may have. Marie Biswell, our British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter, will be in attendance.

How to Join

This experience will be hosted online via Zoom. Please plan to join at least 5 minutes before the start of the session as the session will begin promptly at 10:30 am. Joining instructions will be sent once you have registered for the event

Please note you must join the event with the name you used at registration. You will not be admitted to the meeting if you use a different name.

What to bring

All you will need to participate in this session is a stable internet connection.

Resources

We have a wealth of resources that you can explore before and after this event with children of all ages. Please visit here to download these.


Q&A with Naomi Riches for ages 18+

This Q&A session offers the opportunity to learn more about Naomi and to find out what it takes to compete at an elite level. Marie Biswell, our British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter, will be in attendance.

How to Join

This experience will be hosted online via Zoom. Please plan to join at least 5 minutes before the start of the session as the session will begin promptly at 7pm. Joining instructions will be sent once you have registered for the event

Please note you must join the event with the name you used at registration. You will not be admitted to the meeting if you use a different name. If you are booking for a group, please contact us at [email protected].

What to bring

All you will need to participate in this session is a stable internet connection.


Feedback 

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