Sport Lived header image. The image displays a mobile view of the website alongside a cricketer and photographs of the gap years.

Sport lived — Sport­ing expe­ri­ences of a lifetime

Sport Lived are the sport­ing gap year experts, help­ing young peo­ple expe­ri­ence play­ing and coach­ing sport abroad since 2004.

Sport Lived offer completely unmatched Gap Years and sports trips. With almost 20 years of experience, they are experts at handpicking the best sports clubs and delivering quality programmes that match the aims and experience of budding professional athletes. They needed a sharp new website that positioned themselves firmly as the market leader.


  • Website
  • Digital brand evolution


Craft CMS

The image shows a before and after view of the website. On the left is the old homepage and on the right the new, more modern, sophisticated homepage.

A more sophisticated Sport Lived

The original Sport Lived brand was bright and colourful, perfect at launch but becoming dated and struggling to maintain it's position as the market leader. We worked with the Sport Lived team to evolve the brand into a sleek, sophisticated identity that allowed the sports themselves to shine. The unique new website showcases Sport Lived's years of expertise in a stylish, modern platform built to scale with the team as they continue to deliver sporting experiences of a lifetime.

Image shows previews of the new website on desktop. In the left is the sports page, detailing the values of a cricket gap year. On the right there is a preview of the booking system. In the centre a preview of the gap year entry page, with details of the trip and images of the accomodation. This image shows a desktop and mobile views of the new website. The desktop view is on the left with a call to action and gap year features section. Slightly overlaid on the right are 3 previews of the website on mobile, covering the homepage, the footer call to action and the sports entry page.

Built on Craft CMS

We worked with the Sport Lived team to create a platform powerful enough to support a growing number of sporting gap years with a smooth booking experience - all built on Craft CMS. Through extensive UX planning and rigorous testing, the new system allows the Sport Lived team complete control to run multiple gap year experiences from a single platform.