Founded in 2017 by Katie Kelly OAM, the SAF’s primary purpose was to remove barriers and ensure every opportunity for children with a disability to access sport. Knowing the power of sport to help grow confidence, self-esteem and a sense of belonging.
Who is Katie Kelly?
Katie Kelly OAM is an Australian Paralympic Gold Medallist, Ambassador and Advocate. She won Australia’s first medal at the Rio Paralympics where Paratriathlon (vision impaired class) made its debut.
Born with profound hearing loss, and then at 22 years of age being confirmed she had the condition Usher Syndrome, resulting in the loss of hearing and eye sight, Katie has first hand knowledge of the challenges faced by the disabled.
She has a strong sense of social justice and determination to improve the opportunities for young children to access sport that are living with a disability.
Zoggs are proud to support Katie Kelly in all of her endeavours.