Empowering little bleeders through sport

Little Bleeders charity supports young people with blood disorders. It was set up by professional British cyclist and haemophiliac Alex Dowsett

What do we do?
What we do

Calling all LB Photographers!

We are excited to announce the launch of our first ever photography contest! We’re asking all of our young LB supporters to submit their favourite photo of themselves competing in a sport or activity of their choice to help support our ‘Move more, be more’ message. Winners will have the chance to win a visit with Alex Dowsett and your very own Alex Dowsett cycling kit!

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Alex Dowsett

Alex Dowsett

Alex Dowsett is a British professional road racing cyclist who despite having haemophilia, has achieved great success and continues to offer support to young people with haemophilia.

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What is haemophilia?

What is Haemophilia?

Haemophilia is a genetic bleeding disorder that prevents the blood from clotting, the severity of which depends on your type of Haemophilia. It can cause bleeding to never end due to clotting issues and joints to bruise and flare for no apparent reason, there is no cure but it is treatable.

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Do you have a bleeder?

Does your child suffer from a blood disorder? We’d love to know your story!
We’ve helped a lot of children in many different situations.
Find out how we can support you or simply give a little advice.

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  • To all our Little Warriors who tweeted in pictures, please could you Direct Message us your address details. Many Thanks, Little Bleeders