Graham Little

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Graham Little is a freelance writer and broadcaster specialising in sport and travel. He currently presents for Sky Sports in Belfast and London, and devised and presented ‘Colin and Graham’s Excellent Adventures’ for RTE and BBC NI. He also works as a travel writer and broadcaster in Belfast, from where he runs a small production company. He presents all of Sky’s Northern Ireland football coverage and published his first travel book in October 2009.

Graham has been a Sky Sports presenter since September 2007. Before that he presented Celtic League Rugby and GAA for Setanta Sports in Dublin, and sports bulletins and lifestyle programmes for UTV in Belfast. He also directed and presented two very diverse programmes for UTV: ‘Little Goes Large’ charted his efforts to be crowned a World Champion in any sport and ended with Graham captaining Ireland to the World Amateur Elephant Polo title in Nepal. ‘Little Goes Lapdancing’ featured Graham’s reunion with an old school friend now working as a dancer in Stringfellows, London.

His travel series for RTE and BBC Northern Ireland follows he and his friend, Colin Carroll as they compete for Ireland in a range of bizarre sporting events around the world. ‘Colin and Graham’s Excellent Adventures’ is a six part series on RTE and BBC Northern Ireland.

Graham’s travel and feature writing has appeared in The Sunday Times, The Irish Times, Sunday Independent, Irish Examiner and Belfast Telegraph. His first travel book is called ‘No Prior Experience: Adventures of a Wannabe World Champion’ and is published by The Brehon Press. It is available in Waterstones in Belfast.

Graham is an experienced event host and speaker, and hosts the Belfast leg of the Blackrock Tennis Legends Tour every year.

 An accomplished sportsman, Graham has completed a series of tough endurance events including the Snowdon Mountain Marathon, the Man Versus Horse Marathon, Tough Guy 2008, the Royal Windsor Triathlon, the Royal Marines Potential Officers Course, several other triathlons and Ultra-fit gym events. In 2009 he climbed Kilimanjaro on his honeymoon. In September this year he captained ‘Team No Prior Experience’, which won the first ever Race Around Ireland ultra-marathon cycle event.

 His sporting and cultural adventures have ranged from Sumo Wrestling to Bog Snorkelling to Indian Bull Surfing. He has a regular column in Yeah Baby magazine recounting many of these trips.

 Graham has a hugely diverse range of interests and experiences, and has travelled and adventured extensively. He is a previous winner of the Northern Ireland Press and Broadcast Awards ‘Newcomer of the Year’ and ‘Sports Broadcaster of the Year’.