Amanda Norman


Special Olympics Great Britain
Special Olympics Great Britain is the country’s largest provider of a year-round sports training and competition programme for all people with intellectual disabilities. We are part of the Olympic family, but unlike the Paralympics we are not just a sporting event. We concentrate on community sport at all levels and for all abilities. Since our formation in 1978 as part of the worldwide movement, founded in the USA in 1968 by the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver, we have transformed the life of thousands of people through sport. There are currently 140 Special Olympics groups in GB, run by over 4,000 volunteers and 10,000 athletes who benefit from our sports programme, but there are 1.5 million people with intellectual disabilities in the country. Support us so we can continue offering sporting opportunities to more people with intellectual disabilities.
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Amanda Norman

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If you've clicked, probably means you're generous enough to make a donation, so a big, fat thank you in advance from me.

The challenge started on the 27th April and was supposed to last 2 weeks. However, at the end of my third day and 160 miles, I realised I had injured my knee and couldn't go further. This has been hugely disappointing, especially after all the planning, fundraising and 800 miles plus I had done in training.

I'm hoping that a dodgy knee and dented pride will encourage people to donate more to this fabulous charity! :-)

Currently the Special Olympics GB receives no government or lottery funding and just relies on private donations.

Therefore, all money raised from my Eurovision cycle will go towards helping the following two fantastic projects: The Special Olympics National Cycling Competition (July 2013) and their newly launched national cycling programme, as endorsed by Sir Chris Hoy.

Any donations you make, big or small will help make cycling accessible and transform the lives of people with an intellectual disability. Thank you.

Recent donors

28.06.13 Glad you are mended now, and well done on raising so much dosh! Penny and Tom xx

01.06.13 Best wishes

24.05.13 luv you!

18.05.13 Inspired, amazing and fantastically dedicated!

07.05.13 Well done for all the training. There are plenty more years to do cycle. Love Laura and Spencer

06.05.13 we think you're brilliant, mandy! wishing you a speedy knee recovery and success with continuing your challenge. lots of love, lucie, carl, ivana and jake x

06.05.13 You've git real guts!

04.05.13 Really sorry to hear about your knee, see you soon xx

03.05.13 Sorry about your knee Hope it gets better quickly Love Sandy Miriam Josie Phillipa Jennifer

02.05.13 Sorry to hear about your injury - hope it will not prevent you dancing along with the finalists in Malmo!

02.05.13 Well done, Mandy - see you in Malmo ;-)

01.05.13 Mandy, sorry to hear about your injury. i know i must be gutting but at least you attempted it - most of us have trouble just getting out of bed. We are still sponsoring you! better luck next time


01.05.13 You're such a star xxxxx

01.05.13 Sorry to hear you are injured. I have no doubt that you would have completed the trip had it not been for injury and am gutted for you. We are pleased to sponsor you


30.04.13 Well done Mandy - see you at West End Eurovision x

30.04.13 Good luck & enjoy Beryl & Jeff


29.04.13 Peddle Mandy peddle. well done, great stuff to be doing

29.04.13 Missed saying a motivating "Go girl" to you personally. An amazing challenge for a fantastic cause. "GO GIRL"

29.04.13 good luck mandy - enjoy it! love gill, rich, toby and arthur xxx

29.04.13 You are truly amazing - mad - but amazing and we wish you much success in your cycle ride to Malmo - enjoy the total experience - certainly a once in a lifetime one - and well done for all the fundraising you're doing.

29.04.13 Go Mandy, go Mandy, go Mandy, go Mandy...(you get the idea)

29.04.13 Mandy - you're amazing! Very proud of you and can't wait to hear all about it. Kerrin and Graham xx


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Penny and Tom
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