Good Luck Messages Board

Here are some of the messages we have received, please feel free to add your own Good Luck message as a comment -below. Or email your message to Andrea at and we will post it in this page. Thank You for you Support!

‘On behalf of all of the staff at National Grid, I’d like to send our very best wishes to all of the athletes, coaches and volunteers heading to South Korea for the World Winter Games.
We are so proud to be in to our 6th year as premier sponsor of Special Olympics GB and you have a special place in our hearts.
Our thoughts will be with you:  We hope that you have a fantastic Games, that you achieve your very best, and that you have an experience of a lifetime. Good Luck!’
Steve Holliday, CEO National Grid

“I would like to wish the VERY BEST OF LUCK to our fantastic Athletes, and to their wonderful committed coaches, volunteers and supporters! Athletes, you have trained hard be here and now is your chance to show everyone what you can do, but importantly to enjoy yourself… next week will be you time to shine no matter where you finish.  To the coaches and all the other volunteers a huge thank you!….. you have already done a great job and the next week are the finale.  GOOD LUCK AND ENJOY!!”
Murton Mann, Chairman of the Board of Special Olympics GB

“Great Britain World Winter Games Team 2013, Wishing you a wonderful,successful and enjoyable World Winter Games  and know you will represent Great Britain with Pride and Distinction, I regret not being there in person ,but will be with you all in Spirit.
Paul Anderson, Vice-President Special Olympics GB

“I and the rest of the Special Olympics GB team will be keeping fully up to date with your achievements and experiences via the blog and regular updates from Candy and Rob over the next 10 days and wish you all the very best of luck, as you take on the rest of the world in Pyeonchang –  I have no doubt you will make us all and Britain proud on slopes !!
I know you have trained so hard for this moment and I am sure you will all have a wonderful experience and achieve many personal bests.  Just do your very best and enjoy yourself.  (I can’t say this without sounding bias of course,  but I must give a special shout out to Jane, who is from my hometown of Tunbridge Wells, GOOD LUCK and GO JANE!)

Can I also sincerely thank you Candy for your tremendous support and leadership as HOD of the GB 2013 ski team and also to your team of  committed voluntary coaches travelling with the team to ensure that they are the best trained, kitted and prepared ski teams heading to South Korea.  And last but by no means least,  to all of our athlete’s families, a huge thank you to you for flying the flag and travelling to South Korea to support the team and for everything you have done in the lead up to this event including fundraising, raising awareness of the team, attending training weekends – our families are the backbone of the organisation and we couldn’t do any of this without you so – THANK YOU. Safe travel!”
Karen Wallin, CEO Vice-President Special Olympics GB

“To all of the athletes for the World Winter Games GB Team: I know you have all been training incredibly hard over the past 12 months in preparation for the big event and now you are all there it is time to show the world what the GB team is made of. I wish you all the very best of luck in all of the competition and hope you all have an amazing time while in Pyeonchang. I know you will do us all proud!!!!!
A special well done must go to Candy, Keith and Shaun for all of your hard work that you have put in to getting all of the athletes to this stage!  Once again the best of luck to all of you for the forthcoming events.”Ashley Hewitt, Special Olympics Volunteer



17 Responses to Good Luck Messages Board

  1. Steve Ratheram says:

    However you do, whatever you win, we are all proud of “our Athletes”.
    Keith, Candy, Shaun, Rob, thanks for your hard work and commitment which without, our GB team would not be prepared to compete at the highest level and be the greatest Ambassadors of our Country. Safe journey and Victorious Return
    Steve Ratheram, CSIA Instructor, Father to Three Grandfather to Ten nearly Eleven

  2. Laura Anne says:

    Good luck to all the athletes in the Games – especially the British athletes – we are all behind you, and well done for working so hard at your sport. Wishing you the best to travel safe, stay healthy and enjoy the whole experience! Your country is so proud to have you representing us.

  3. pauline smart says:

    Good morning Team GB,

    Hope you had a good journey to South Korea. We will be watching your progress everyday at WH Hortons and cheering you on, We are very proud of you all. What stars you all are.
    Shaun you will be glad to know we have had no more snow, so the sale will go on!

    Good luck everyone, Love & best wishes , Pauline, Steve, Julie, Phil & Dave

  4. Charlotte Cox says:

    Good Luck Mikael and all the GB team
    Charlotte Cox

  5. Lance Savage says:

    Hello to all Team GB – we are following your progress and feeling very excited for you all. Hope you have plenty of great skiing and lots of fun. Very best of luck to you all with a big hello to Jane Andrews – GO FOR GOLD! The Savage Family, Tunbridge Wells

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  7. Angela says:

    Great to keep up to date with your amazing Olympic adventure. Love the pictures and video clips. The excitement is building. Enjoy every moment of every race. Good luck!

  8. Kate says:

    Shame about the rain delay today but best of luck to the team! Have an amazing time and cherish every minute! I am following and tweeting all the excitement and the updates! You are making a lot of people very proud.
    Kate Parkyn, NZSIA, West Midlands Ski Team Volunteer.

  9. Laura says:

    Great Blog, good luck to all GB athletes.

  10. Dan says:

    A big “Dan HUG” for luck to Jane Andrews.

  11. Laura Williams says:

    Good luck to all in team GB especially Elizabeth Allen. We are all so proud of you. We are following the blog, we love the pictures. We heard the fantastic news this morning that Elizabeth Allen has won a gold medal, all the family are so happy and excited for you, congratulations Liz, we are so proud of you. Can’t wait to welcome you home. Love you lots, Auntie Mandy, Uncle Arwyn, Kelly, Laura, Darren, baby William, Sean, Daniel, Stacey, Alfie and all the

    Go team!!!!

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  13. Joe says:

    Another day, another set of fantastic results from team GB! It looks like you are having an amazing time. Keep it up!

  14. Kelly (Elizabeth's Cousin) says:

    Fantasic results for Team GB again today! Well done Liz and the other members of the team, good luck for your next events.

  15. Gordon Flowerdew says:

    Good Luck Jane and all the GB team!

  16. Dixit Javia says:

    It’s amazing Olympic adventure and love the work you guys are doing. Keep updating us with news and pictures.

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