KEEP HEALTHY AND STRONG, 'TIL A CURE COMES ALONG
At Sport Parkinson's, we believe that being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease should not stop anyone from leading an active lifestyle.
Our company was founded by the individuals below who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's and understand the importance of staying active. We are dedicated to providing opportunities for people with Parkinson's to stay active and engaged in sports and physical activities.
Join us in our mission to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for everyone, regardless of their health condition.
To provide access to exercise opportunities to people with Parkinson’s Disease, to alleviate symptoms and connect with the community.
To see every person with Parkinson’s Disease keep healthy and strong in all aspect of their lives through exercise.
MEET THE TEAM
Co-Founder & Director
Charlie was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in June 2016 at age 39. Since then he has become an ambassador for Cure Parkinson’s and has campaigned to encourage people with Parkinson’s Disease to exercise regularly under the guise of “keep healthy and strong til' a cure comes along”.
Co-Founder & Director
Garen Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2017 at the age of 45 when he thought his life was over, but instead of giving up Garen continued to play football, one of his biggest passions. He now also plays walking football with other players who have Parkinson's. "When I'm on the football pitch, I forget that I have Parkinson’s. I hope to inspire others to never give up on their passions, no matter what obstacles they may face".
Hamish was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, aged 55. The first place he looked to make change was with his health and “The only way forward that I could see was through daily activity and physical exercise supported by a healthy diet. Armed with a bucket load of “positivity”.
Martin is a multi award-winning television director and producer.
Martin semi retired in December 2017, two years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Martin is now Head of Broadcast for the Professional Triathletes Organisation and Executive Producer for Goodwood motorsports events.
A childhood friend of Charlie's, Sophie joined the team at Sport Parkinson's in May 2022 and is loving the opportunity to bring sport, exercise and movement to as many people as possible.
Uplifting stories of people with Parkinson's Disease who have found joy and success in their lives through taking part in regular exercise. These amazing individuals are achieving their goals and discovering new ways to push through the challenges posed by the disease. Through sport, movement & regular exercise they are gaining invaluable confidence and a sense of empowerment that comes from taking control of their lives. Read on to learn more about our inspiring Sport Parkinson's success stories and how you too can join this vibrant community!