In the run up to the Olympics 2012 Edelstein was commissioned by The National Portrait Gallery and BT to produce a series of 17 portraits of those working to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games happen. The Road to 2012: Aiming High was opened by the Duchess of Cambridge at the start of the Games.

Peter Hendy and Graham Jones Head of
Jan Matthews
Eleanor Fawcett and Margaret Ford
Cecil Balmond
George  Whitelock & Gerard OSullivan
Robert Hillier
Martin Green
Stephen Daldry
Anish Kapoor