Meet Hannah Stodel

4 Time Paralympian, Triple World Champion, Disability Advocate, Coach, Keynote Speaker & so much more…

A gifted and passionate communicator, Hannah has delivered eye opening talks; challenging perceptions and ideas, and encouraging the people she speaks to think differently. She has delivered impactful Keynote speeches, emotional motivational talks and inspiring after dinner talks to the likes of JCB, DHL, Jaguar LandRover & GSK amongst others, as well as taking to the TedX stage to share her talk “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”

A Strong History

Born without a right forearm Hannah is a force unto herself. Besides her 4 Paralympics, 3 World Championship titles and scores of other results and awards, she’s been the global leader for reinstating disabled sailing into the Paralympic games, and is an ambassador for Ditch the Label (anti-bullying) charity in London. Taking on the world through sailing, Hannah’s independence and mental strength have been well proven for over a decade.

We were very fortunate to have Hannah as an Ambassador for Learning & Skills Solutions throughout her London 2012 Paralympic campaign.  Since then, she has participating in numerous promotional events for the company while highlighting equal opportunity for all.

Results & Accomplishments


Aiming to take on the worlds toughest offshore race and break down some barriers along the way!


Now it’s time to finish what she started by becoming the ultimate “single-handed” sailor, and set 3 major records along the way while training for the 2024 Vendée Globe.


Hannah is a fully qualified RYA Racing Coach with supporting VHF, First aid and Power boat certificates.

” Don’t judge a book by its cover.”

Hannah Stodel

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