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Jonny Paterson

Paralympic Footballer

  • About Jonny
    Jonathan is a Paralympic Footballer and has more than a decade's experience in the sport. He captained the Paralympics GB side on his Games debut at Beijing in 2008 and also competed at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Games. Jonathan was born with right sided cerebral palsy and has always been motivated to prove any doubters or bullies wrong.
  • Jonny's motto
    "Fail to prepare, prepare to fail."
  • Jonny's greatest achievement
    Captaining Scotland and going to 3 Paralympic Games
  • What next?
    Show this video to the children at least 2 weeks before your visit to introduce the event.

“Jonathan Paterson was very inspirational and the children were captured by what he was saying.”