Our Patron: Anna Turney


Anna became paralysed in a snowboarding accident in 2006.  Within 3 years she got back on snow and finished 6th in the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics.  Anna went on to achieve Britain’s best ever result in Women Sitting in Alpine Skiing in Sochi 2014.

Sporting Successes

Paralympic Games:
Sochi 2014:  4th (Super G), 6th (Slalom),
8th (Giant Slalom)
Vancouver 2010:  6th (Slalom)

World Championships:
Italy 2011:  4th (Giant Slalom)
Korea 2009:  4th (Slalom)

World Cup:
2014:  Silver x2, Bronze x2
2013:  Bronze x2

Europa Cup:
2014:  3rd overall

Motivational work

Anna does inspirational talks at conferences, promotional events and schools as well as youth work, building aspirations and mentoring for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust.

 “We are delighted to be working with Anna here at the Trust.  Her sporting achievements as well as her determination to succeed in the face of adversity, make her a fantastic role model for our young people.”

Emma Atkins, Director of Programmes, Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust, January ‘13


“I don’t think the Rotary has ever experienced a talk like Anna’s!  She is doing so much to achieve her goals.”

Roy Joiner, Warwick Rotary Club, September ‘12


“The whole school listened with fascination to Anna recalling her journey to be the best she can be.  The determination she has shown to achieve at the highest level as a Paralympian is admirable.”

Julie Rees, Ledbury Primary, September ‘14

For More Information, Please go to: www.annaturney.com