Playing Hardball with a Goalball!

By |August 28th, 2016|

John’s Road2Rio Goalball Challenge.

This week John was invited down to the Cambridge University Sports Centre to join in with a
Team GBGoalball training session.


Special thanks to GB coach Faye Dale for allowing us to come and to GB Goalball player
Sarah M. Leiter was arranging it.

John enjoyed an excellent training session with the GBGoalball team, even though […]

Rowing on the River

By |August 28th, 2016|

John’s Road2Rio Rowing challenge completed. On Saturday 27th August 2016, at the Cantabrigian Rowing Club Cambridge Regatta, John completed the rowing leg of #JohnsRoad2Rio.

The Rowing was a great success. Gill Cooper from Cantabs was very pleased. Rosie, a wheelchair user John met at Cadmus, coxed and a young man called Robbie rowed, remarkably well for […]

John’s Road2Rio Challenge – Nearly there!

By |August 25th, 2016|

This year’s challenge almost completed. 34 Olympic and Paralympic sports before the end of the Rio games.

Well this time next week we will be into September. I joined Power2inspire in January and John’s Road2Rio challenge was already underway. Completing the challenge has been, shall we say, challenging. There were times when it looked like we […]

John’s Pedal Power!

By |August 21st, 2016|

Fancy joining John on Sunday 18th September in London?

Power2Inspire are very excited to collaborate with British cycling in an inclusive coaching and challenge event! 18th September, 10-12am, Lee Valley Park, London.




Come and join the team! We will have fun coaching activities run by British cycling coaches who will be able to give advice and helpful […]

John’s chance to be a Big Shot!

By |August 20th, 2016|


As part of John’s Road2Rio Challenge, John will be undertaking his “Shooting” challenge on 17th September. You can join him.

Why not come along to our Inclusive Shooting Taster Day?

On Saturday 17th September, Power2inspire will be teaming up with the Cambridgeshire Shooting Association to host a series of Inclusive Shooting […]

John’s Road2Rio Aquatic Challenge

By |August 19th, 2016|


With the Rio Olympics underway, Team G.B’s medal success and the Paralympics starting soon, disabled local businessman and founder of Power 2 Inspire, ‘John Willis’ continues with his ‘Road to Rio’ challenge. He is swimming 7 Paralympic and Olympic distance in one day in 3 different pools around Cambridge.John would love as […]


By |August 10th, 2016|

Of all of the sports in my JohnsRoad2Rio challenge, horse riding was the most daunting. Despite – or was it because of – my family’s very horsey background, I had not ridden since I was very young, and the thought of being up so high with the real risk of falling, filled me with dread.

Fortunately, […]

Weightlifting – or Pretending to be a Husky!

By |August 7th, 2016|

I am so glad I broke into my holiday to complete the Weightlifting part of my JohnsRoad2Rio challenge. Dan Thomas and the guys from RP Fitness were so welcoming, so accommodating and so encouraging that I loved it, coming away with a huge grin.

The Trinity Hall Industrial Estate tucked away in the eastern part of […]