02 May 2017
Longridge Canoe Club’s Georgia Carmichael, 15 from Bourne End in Buckinghamshire, was awarded £1,000 from SportsAid’s Bucks Sporting Lunch Club last Friday (28 April). Georgia, a member of the British Canoeing English National Talent Squad (ENTS), was presented with her award by Dame Katherine Grainger, who acted as headline speaker at the Lunch Club, a week after her appointment as Chair of UK Sport.
26 Feb 2017
Sporting icon Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards flew in to Ipswich on Friday (24 February) to help raise funds for Suffolk’s up-and-coming sportsmen and women. Edwards, who became the first competitor since 1929 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, was guest of honour at the Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club. The Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club was set up in 2015 to raise money for SportsAid to support young athletes in Suffolk.
06 Oct 2016
Suffolk’s three Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes Zoe Newson, Ryan Crouch and Evie Edwards joined former British, Commonwealth, European and world champion athlete Derek Redmond to raise money to support the next generation of athletes from the county at SportsAid's latest Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club event at Wherstead Park.