May 13, 2012

Our Greatest Team Rises

I had a VERY fun Friday night. I was asked if I could tweet on behalf of @TEAMGB as a member of the public (to over 90,000 people!) giving live updates during the official 77 days to go launch party for the Olympics. The event was hosted at the Royal Albert Hall by the lovely Davina McCall and jokey John Bishop with special guests including Gary Barlow, Will Young and my brand new crush… Charlie Siem.

It was a great occasion with lots of current and past Olympians and ParaOlympics who were wined and dined by Simon Hulstone and his special Olympic menu. There was a moving speech by Prince William who got everyone very excited and proud about our British athletes. (For high res pics of Kate Mid’s AMAZING green dress, click here).

Special footage from the event (and the night itself) will be live on YouTube very soon at www.youtube.com/GBTV and if you follow @TEAMGB you’ll see updates from the night including photos of Pride the Lion backstage with the celebrities.

All in all, what an amazing night, and it has got me SO EXCITED about the Olympics. Go Team GB, you have 60 million of us right behind you!

To get your TEAM GB scarf.. I LOVE mine… go here.

photo from @cadburyuk

current olympians & paralympians

hannah & i on arrival

meera & i holding the olympic torch

Han with the Team GB scarf

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