Festival Ambassador

Find Lauren Steadman on stage for a Q&A

Find Lauren Steadman on stage for a Q&A

Lauren is the current World & European Champion – a title which she has won 3 and 6 times respectively. Lauren was born missing her lower right arm, however this has challenged Lauren to be the best she can be, and she relishes the chance to overcome barriers. She has competed at two Paralympic Games as a swimmer. She has since specialised in Paratriathlon & represented Team GB in the sports inaugural entry to the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016, where she took silver. She has her sights set on Tokyo 2020 where she will be aiming for gold.


Festival Guests


lauren Steadman

Lauren’s passion for swimming started at just 4 years and she represented Team GB just 11 years later in her first Paralympic games as a swimmer aged just 15. Lauren was encouraged to switch to Triathlon by her Uncle who saw her potential to achieve in all 3 sports. She entered her first triathlon, the British Championships, in 2011 and finished second. Lauren has since gone on to achieve great things including her first Olympic medal. She is now coached by former Olympian Robin Brew. In her time away from being a world class athlete Lauren successfully studied for and achieved her Masters in Business after gaining her degree in Psychology. She has a love for baking and salsa and was selected to take part in the 2018 season of the BBC ’s hit show Strictly Come Dancing.


Natt Summers

Natalie is an entrepreneur, personal trainer, best-selling author and mentor. Her clients include gold medal winning Olympians and elite perfomers including globally recognised adventurer and survival expert, Bear Grylls. Natalie conceived, designed and launched an innovative fitness brand in partnership with Bear and also co-authored the best-selling fitness book Your Life – Train for It with Bear.


Priya Tew

Priya is an award winning dietitian with a wide range of experience. Priya has worked on BBC and Channel 4 televison shows such as 'Supersize vs Superspinny', 'Embarrassing Fat Bodies', 'Eat Well for Less' and 'Food Truth or Scare'. Priya is also also an advanced Pilates instructor, specialising in Antenatal or Pregnancy and Post Natal Pilates.


Lulu Adams

Lulu Adams is a women’s fitness specialist and personal trainer based on the Isle of Wight. She’s truly passionate about her work in the pre and postnatal field, having suffered postnatal depletion and an umbilical hernia after the birth of her first daughter that went undiagnosed for some time. She’s now a mum of two, and when not training clients on the Isle of Wight, heads up the fitness element of Binky Felstead’s Mummy Tribe which was established last year.

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Aimee long

Aimee’s philosophy is all about bringing the best you forward; it’s about nourishing your mind and body, developing a deeper understanding in the fields you are interested in and loving who you are, which is how #TrainWithAim started. The focus is on training your mind and body rather than just focusing on a certain aesthetic or way of training.