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DOUBLE OLYMPIC MEDALIST LENDS SUPPORT TO UKSA

sarahaytonuksaDouble Olympic Gold Medalist Sarah Ayton OBE has been announced as an Ambassador to Cowes-based charity UKSA.

Sarah, winner of Gold medals in Athens and Beijing, is currently competing in the Extreme Sailing Series onboard Oman Sail. UKSA believe Sarah can bring her elite sporting background and interests in education and today’s youth development to UKSA’s pupils and young people.

On the announcement, Sarah commented:

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“It is a real pleasure to have been appointed an ambassador for UKSA. I am excited about sharing my values with the charity and helping them on their sea.change journey. UKSA uses sailing and watersports as a catalyst to help young people develop themselves and this is something I strongly believe in.

“I am very happy to be lending my support to such a fantastic charity.”

Ben Willows Director of Operations added:

“We are thrilled to have Sarah onboard supporting UKSA and we look forward to working closely with her in the future. Sarah is a fantastic role model for our students. We are looking forward to working with Sarah and our other Olympic Ambassador Gold Medal Paralympic sailor, Helena Lucas MBE to inspire our students.”

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