On Monday 27th April, Derek was delighted to announce his appointment as an ambassador by Right To Play, a global organisation using the power of sport to transform the lives of millions of disadvantaged children in some of the world’s poorest communities.
Since the late 1990s, Derek has used his knowledge of elite athletics and his experience of overcoming extreme adversity to build a sterling reputation as both a motivational and after dinner speaker and, such are the waves he has created on the circuit, has come to the attention of a number of celebrity management agencies.
Derek Redmond’s kickboxing adventure continues to gather pace after the athlete came home clutching the silverware from a recent contest.
He’s certainly not afraid of a challenge, and now Derek Redmond is trying his hand at something new.
Olympic Spirit: Derek Redmond finished second overall in his first ever kickboxing tournament.