First Key Hereford, a supported community living Service, have become TV stars after taking part in the UK’s only disability sport series Superhero Tri.
The Channel 4 show, 60-minute Superhero Tri, presented by author and broadcaster Clare Balding, saw a team of superheroes and their sidekicks, swim, bike and run a para-tri event, at Dorney Lake near Eton.
Twelve teams from First Key Hereford, their friends and families took part in Superhero Tri, proving themselves as everyday superheroes.
First Key Hereford provides support at home, in the community and supported living to disabled adults within Hereford and the surrounding area. It is owned and managed by care provider, Salutem Healthcare
Lottie Hudson, Service Manager at First Key Hereford, said: “We’re delighted to support Clare Balding and the team from Channel 4 to bring more visibility to people living with disabilities. Superhero Tri shows exactly what these amazing people can achieve”.
“It was a fantastic day with a brilliant atmosphere with an energetic warm up to get everyone in the mood. Twelve teams took part, with varying abilities but everyone was amazing and most importantly joined in and had a wonderful day.”
John Godden, chief executive of Salutem Healthcare, said: “The participation by the First Key Hereford team in the Superhero Tri is another great example of how much our Customers can achieve and how they motivate Salutem to support them - and they were all absolutely amazing!
“Taking part in the Superhero events brought joy to our First Key Hereford customers, their families and friends. We’re really proud of our Superheroes and delighted to see them on the screen.”
The team from First Key Hereford appeared on Superhero Tri on Channel 4, Saturday 31st August at 10:20am.
"Superhero Tri shows exactly what these amazing people can achieve"
Lottie Hudson, Service Manager at First Key
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