There’s nothing quite like watching 12 celebrities take on Bushtucker’s trials and live without their creature comforts to cheer us up on another lockdown

This is why we adore I’m a Celebrity of This Year… Get Me Out of Here !, especially getting to know all the famous faces that entered Gwrych Castle camp

One person in particular is Paralympian Hollie Arnold MBE While we knew a bit more about her athletic achievements, we wanted to know more about her personal life, so we did some research

Hollie, 26, is a four-time Paralympic F46 javelin champion She was born in Grimsby – home of former Strictly star Kevin Clifton – but now lives and trains in Loughborough Hollie was born without her left forearm and discovered her javelin talent while participating in athletics class as a child

Hollie has an impressive athletic resume, winning gold medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the European Championships (where she broke her own world record) In fact, Hollie has won every world championship. since 2013 She also won gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, setting another new world record at the same time

Hollie was the first javelin thrower to hold all four major titles at the same time; Paralympics 2016, World Championships London 2017, European Championships Berlin 2018 and Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

She received an MBE in New Year’s Honors 2017 for her services to athletics in the field

Before entering the castle, Hollie said: “Yes, I have a missing arm and I’m at the Paralympics, but I want to show people that nothing is stopping me and that it shouldn’t be no no longer stop anyone else “

In a recent interview with Stylist magazine, Hollie said of growing up with a disability: “It was a big journey for me to be disabled because I hated my appearance.

“I used to hide my disability, and I got to an age where I was like, ‘I’m never going to have the other arm, so you should accept what you are'” She added : “I like how I look now, it’s part of me It doesn’t define me, it’s just a part of me”

Hollie is dating Josh Morgan, who is also an athlete and coaches the Welsh national table tennis team The couple met in 2008 but didn’t start a relationship until 2014 Hollie often posts liked photos of herself with Josh on Instagram

Sharing a sweet tribute to him on their anniversary, she wrote: “I first met you in 2008 and never thought by now that we would be done together, I didn’t could not have asked for the most supportive perfect partner in crime! “

And Josh is extremely supportive of Hollie’s new TV adventure, writing on Instagram recently, “I’m so proud of you for stepping out of your comfort zone but I know you’re going to take on this challenge like every challenge that comes along. introduce yourself “

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