Graham Bell is a former five times Olympic skier, TV presenter, adventurer and journalist and is regarded as one of the finest Downhill skiers the UK has ever produced.
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Graham Bell is a former five times Olympic skier, TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, and is regarded as one of the finest downhill skiers the UK has ever produced. He has competed at an incredible five Olympic Games and is undoubtedly one of Britain’s finest Olympians of all time, being crowned Ski Champion of Britain on eight occasions during his illustrious career. He has presented the hit BBC programme ‘Ski Sunday’ for over a decade and received a Royal Television Award. Graham has covered every Winter Olympics since the 2002 games at Salt Lake City and is set to be part of the BBC commentary team covering the London 2012 Olympics.
His diverse experience as both a presenter and cameraman has enabled Graham to cover extreme sporting events throughout the summer months as well as the winter; he was a key pundit for the BBC’s coverage of the World Triathlon Series and in the winter of 2009 Graham presented the prime-time sports programme ‘High Altitude’ adding to his already vast portfolio of television presenting. Graham has covered the world famous 'Tour de France' for ITV, as well as having filmed and presented his participation as a member of the Hugo Boss team in the famous offshore ‘Fastnet’ sailing race. With over 20 years experience in winter and extreme sports, Graham writes regularly about current issues in both areas. Graham continues to write for many of the major national newspapers including 'The Daily Mail' and for a number of ski based publications; 'Ski Magazine', 'Piste Magazine', 'Ski and Board' and 'Ski Club'.
Graham Bell is an instantly recognisable sports and media personality and is regularly asked to feature as a guest on a variety of television shows, these include; ‘Celebrity Eggheads’, ‘Ready Steady Cook’ and ‘The Wright Stuff’ to name but a few. He also has a natural talent for public speaking as a result of his status and the demanding nature of competing in high pressured sporting events. His specialties lie in after dinner speaking where his unique style appeals to a variety of audiences, with a fun and interesting take on his life as one of the most successful winter Olympians to have ever competed. He also specialises in motivational speaking where his experience as a presenter allows him to take any topic and deliver it in the most suitable tone for his audiences, Graham has spoken for companies such as Thomas Cook and Paul Mitchell where he used the psychology of sport to illustrate how to overcome business problems.