Rosie teams up with Olympic hero

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19 Mar 2013
Rosie met Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft and pledged her support for a manifesto launched by charity Whizz-Kidz.



The ‘Generation Inspired?’ manifesto is based on a survey the charity conducted of its young ambassadors and their parents.

It asked them about their hopes for a Paralympic legacy, and their ideas to improve opportunities for young disabled people.

Rosie met with double gold medallist Hannah, who received her first sports wheelchair from Whizz-Kidz in 2007, as well as two of the charity’s young ambassadors – both of whom aspire to compete in the Games in the future.

Rosie said: “It was fantastic to meet Hannah and the Whizz-Kidz Ambassadors and hear about the charity’s valuable work providing mobility equipment and opportunities for young disabled people.

“They do fantastic work locally in providing disabled children and young people with wheelchairs and with life skills through their work placements programme and wheelchair skills training.”

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Rosie Winterton MP for Doncaster Central
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