Five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, Ellie Simmonds OBE has been named Vitality Ambassador.
The paralympian swimmer is using her passion for healthy living to inspire and motivate people to make positive changes to their health and wellbeing.
Vitality partners with leading sports stars, teams and events to amplify the message that small changes to a person’s daily lifestyle can have a profound impact in later life.
Ellie Simmonds comments, “I’m proud to be joining Vitality as an Ambassador.
“Health and wellbeing is really important to me and I’m looking forward to helping and inspiring others to make positive lifestyle changes.
“I truly believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a healthier and happier life so I’m excited to work with Vitality alongside the other influential sporting Ambassadors.”
Neville Koopowitz, CEO of Vitality, said, “We are delighted to welcome Ellie as an Ambassador.
“Ellie is an incredible young talent and already inspires many with her determination and focus. We look forward to working with her and sharing our collective passion for healthy living.”
Ellie Simmonds joins current ambassadors Jessica Ennis-Hill, Maro Itoje, Joe Root and Jonny Wilkinson.