British Ski Champion and BBC TV Presenter
Graham Bell is a former professional skier and downhill specialist. Graham and his brother Martin were Britain’s two most successful skiers in the 1980s and 1990s. At his peak Graham reached 86th in the FIS world rankings. He is an 8 time British Ski Champion and represented Britain at the Winter Olympics fives times.
Retired in 1998, Graham is now a pundit on both BBC and ITV sports coverage. Not only has Graham expressed his views on winter sports during the Torino Winter Olympics in 2006, he has co-presented ITV4's Tour de France coverage. He also presented the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver for BBC Sport.
Graham presents BBC TV’s Ski Sunday and High Altitude and covers winter sports for BBC Grandstand and Eurosport.
Also an experienced journalist, Graham has written articles for The Daily Mail, Ski magazine and he has his own column in the Financial Times called Pink Snow.
Graham is on the Olympic Committee and is the Patron of the British Ski Association, along with being the International Performance Director for The Ski and Snowboard Federation.
Speaking about his experience as an Special Olympics GB Ambassador, Graham says “… I find working with the Special Olympics team quite personally inspirational; their enthusiasm just rubs off on you.”
Graham became a Special Olympics GB Ambassador in 2009.