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Harry Elliott


Harry Elliott

By Harry Elliott (Sports Award)

Thank you to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust. I'm half way through my first year at Brooksby College as part of the Mansfield Town FC Performance Group and this will help with my travel expenses and also... Read More »

Posted: 23rd Feb, 2019

Ethan O'Shea


2018/19 Season Update

By Ethan O'Shea (Sports Award)

Thank you to Joe Humphries for their continued support which allows me to focus on my training. This grant will help cover my training expenses for the upcoming year.

I had a busy and successful summer,... Read More »

Posted: 18th Feb, 2019

Melissa Lock

2019 Wakeboard Season

By Melissa Lock (Sports Award)

I would like to thank the Inspire team for awarding me a grant towards costs of international boat wakeboard competitions. Boat wakeboarding is a very expensive sport, but as a non-Olympic sport there... Read More »

Posted: 17th Feb, 2019

Josh Orme-Herbert


By Josh Orme-Herbert (Sports Award)

Thanks for the support, the money will go to bettering my training and the coaching I get. Recently I've been making technical changes which will improve the rhythm of the throw and being more efficient... Read More »

Posted: 15th Feb, 2019

William Graham

Counties 2019

By William Graham (Sports Award)

The last two weekends of counties were mostly successful as I came away with 3 medals, one being a gold in the 200 freestyle. In all my races I feel confident saying my skills are alot better in the stroke... Read More »

Posted: 15th Feb, 2019

David Aryeetey

British Indoor Athletics Championships

By David Aryeetey (Sports Award)

Yesterday on 10th February, I competed in my first senior championships at the Indoor Arena in Birmingham.

It was an amazing experience competing against some of the best athletes in the country, hurdlers... Read More »

Posted: 11th Feb, 2019

Libby Bell


Shrewsbury rd 6 National Trophy Cyclocross

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

Round 6 came around two weeks later and I was comfortable with the course and my placing from round 5. There was a lot of slippery banks and cambers, a small wooded section which I quite enjoyed with a... Read More »

Posted: 10th Feb, 2019

Libby Bell


Ipswich National Trophy

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

On to round 5 of the CX National Trophy Series, going into with confidence but a bit of worry after having a close call at York. The course was completely flat, very dry and suited me pretty well with... Read More »

Posted: 10th Feb, 2019

Jessica Nelson

Fitness Profiling

By Jessica Nelson (Sports Award)

On Saturday i attended the fitness profiling session at the University of Hertfordshire to asses mine and all the other sailors' strengths and weaknesses. We did a variety of things including push ups,... Read More »

Posted: 10th Feb, 2019

Luke Hoult

Latest results

By Luke Hoult (Sports Award)

Where do I start, I have been to several tournements over these past couple of months e.g. u17 gold in Nottingham, Rio team tournement and u18 county championships! In the u17 gold I didn't play up to... Read More »

Posted: 10th Feb, 2019