Air Ambulances UK (AAUK) proudly welcomes Oliver Townend, the renowned British three-day eventing champion, as an Ambassador. His appointment marks a pivotal moment as he extends his support to raise awareness of the UK’s Air Ambulance charities. With Oliver’s endorsement, AAUK aim to further support air ambulance charities in saving lives and improving patient outcomes.
Oliver Townend is a distinguished figure in the world of three-day eventing, boasting an impressive career marked by numerous accolades and triumphs. With his unparalleled skill, dedication, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Oliver Townend has solidified himself as a formidable force within the equestrian community, clinching victories in prestigious competitions such as the Olympic Games, Badminton, Burghley, and Kentucky.
On becoming an ambassador for Air Ambulances UK, Oliver expressed, “I am truly honoured. The swift and life-saving interventions, often responding to unfortunate riding incidents, conducted by air ambulance charities play a vital role in critical situations. I am committed to utilising my platform to raise awareness and support for these essential charities that significantly contribute to saving lives.”
In his role as Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK, Oliver Townend will actively engage in campaigns and initiatives aimed at highlighting the indispensable role of air ambulance charities across the UK. His involvement will focus on driving public awareness and championing the remarkable work carried out air by the air ambulance community, emphasising their crucial role in providing critical pre-hospital care and emergency trauma and medical services.
Simmy Akhtar, CEO of Air Ambulances UK said: “We are thrilled to welcome Oliver Townend as an Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK. His dedication to excellence and his influential presence within the equestrian world will significantly bolster our mission to support air ambulance charities. Oliver’s involvement will amplify our efforts to save lives and improve patient outcomes across the UK.”
Oliver Townend’s commitment as an Ambassador for Air Ambulances UK signifies a powerful alliance that reinforces the charity’s dedication to providing essential emergency medical services and ensuring the best possible chance of survival for those in critical need.