Inspire Blog

Rebecca Laurel

Let’s Ride Leicester

By Rebecca Laurel (Sports Award)

Last weekend, I helped at the Let's Ride event in Leicester. This is a big event, where the roads are closed to allow people to ride without motor vehicles. I helped with the British Cycling Go-ride section,... Read More »

Posted: 1st Sep, 2019

Rebecca Laurel

Summer coaching

By Rebecca Laurel (Sports Award)

Over the summer holidays, I helped with the British Cycling holiday activities. The first was a day at Derby Velodrome. The morning was spent outside, on road bikes in the car park, and the afternoon was... Read More »

Posted: 1st Sep, 2019

Melissa Lock


European and African Championships 2019

By Melissa Lock (Sports Award)

Over the past week I have been in Kiev, Ukraine for the European and African Championships. Due to the demands of A Levels, I had not trained as much as I would have liked to in preparation for the competition.... Read More »

Posted: 14th Aug, 2019

Luke Hoult

First tournament results!

By Luke Hoult (Sports Award)

Wowww, what can I say first competition of the session and I have came way with a silver medal in men's doubles with my partner Zak. Absolutely smashed it played awesome together really proved our point... Read More »

Posted: 8th Aug, 2019

William Graham

End of Season and Nationals

By William Graham (Sports Award)

This year I managed to qualify for British Summer Nationals in 2 events however, due to injury and having to deal with A-levels I decided to miss this year's summer Nationals. It was a hard decision for... Read More »

Posted: 7th Aug, 2019

Libby Bell


HSBC National Cross Country Mountain Bike Championships

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

Well, this was not planned for the end of my mountain Biking season. Whilst practicing the course the night before the championship race in Cannock I slipped in the rain and mud at very low speed which... Read More »

Posted: 6th Aug, 2019

Millie O'Connell



By Millie O'Connell (Community Award)

In April 2020 I am going to Sumatra for 10 days to partake in a charity expedition to help the endangered Sumatran orangutan.

Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered, with less than 15,000 surviving... Read More »

Posted: 31st Jul, 2019

Candice Hall


British Summer Championships 23 to 28 July 2019

By Candice Hall (Sports Award)

I entered 4 events, 400 IM, 200 IM, 200 Fly and 100 Freestyle. The first was the 400 IM, I qualified for the final coming 4th. In the 200 Fly I qualified for the final but was disappointed with my swim,... Read More »

Posted: 30th Jul, 2019

Libby Bell


HSBC National Road Circuit Championships - Scarborough

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

At the beginning of July I raced in the HSBC National Road Circuit Championships in Scarborough. The race was only my fourth road national this year and the course is renown for an epic 12% climb which... Read More »

Posted: 17th Jul, 2019

Jacob Farrington

Jacob Farrington

By Jacob Farrington (Sports Award)

Just completed my first year at College and looking forward to a holiday with my family in our caravan in Wales, must try to keep fit with no basket ball for a few weeks. I've really enjoyed the last year... Read More »

Posted: 16th Jul, 2019