Ade Adepitan is a well-known TV presenter, journalist and sports commentator. He co-hosted live coverage of the 2012 Paralympic Games on Channel 4’s main show and will be on our screens again for this year’s Rio Paralympics. Ade presented the Invictus Games and is also a regular reporter on BBC One’s prestigious The One Show. He has won awards for his hard-hitting documentaries on C4 and the BBC. Ade shot to fame through his inspirational exploits on the Team GB Wheelchair Basketball team and he entered the public consciousness dancing in his wheelchair on the BBC One idents. He then worked for a number of years as a TV presenter for CBBC’s Xchange and took a lead acting role in the drama Desperados.
Ade’s positive attitude, determination, charisma and warmth have enabled him to become a powerful, inspiring, motivational speaker and diversity champion.