Inspire Blog

Abigail Wilkin

Level 2 coaching course

By Abigail Wilkin (Sports Award)

Over February, March and April, with the help of JHMT, I will be attending my level 2 tennis coaching course at Loughborough University.

The tennis coaching courses are designed to get people into coaching... Read More »

Posted: 7th Feb, 2020

Ryan Elston


Lead up to National indoors

By Ryan Elston (Sports Award)

As the National Indoor Athletics championships approach on the 22nd February in Sheffield, racing and training is peaking as I hope to achieve as well as outdoors in my first indoor season. Read More »

Posted: 2nd Feb, 2020

Libby Bell


HSBC Cyclocross National Championships - Shrewsbury

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

All my hopes for this cyclocross season rested on the national champs. Since my ankle injury in the summer I have work so hard and at times too hard to get my strength back just for this one race. Read More »

Posted: 27th Jan, 2020

Callum Twelves

Fun challenges in the gym

By Callum Twelves (Sports Award)

As part of my on going gym sessions with Jon, he has set me a fun challenge for a combination of all the elements I'm working on. The challenge is the frog hold which is originally a yoga pose but we've... Read More »

Posted: 5th Jan, 2020

Libby Bell


Cyclocross National Trophy Series & East Midlands Regional Championships

By Libby Bell (Sports Award)

Well December has been busy and fairly successful. Read More »

Posted: 22nd Dec, 2019

Luke Hoult

U17 gold Milton Keynes!

By Luke Hoult (Sports Award)

Right then where do I start, last Saturday I had one of the most important tournements I have to compete in. I was an under dog not expected to win or even get close!
Mixed doubles: me and my partner holly... Read More »

Posted: 14th Dec, 2019

Megan Morrison


Swim England National Short course Winter Championships December 5th - 8th 2019

By Megan Morrison (Sports Award)

After having just a couple of weeks off racing I was back up Ponds Forge for the Short Course Nationals.

I had enterd 3 events 50m 100m and 200m Breaststroke making finals in all 3.

My first final was on... Read More »

Posted: 12th Dec, 2019

Elizabeth Rigley



By Elizabeth Rigley (Sports Award)

Two years on UPDATE

This award received in 2017 contirbuted to my travel to Australia for the cycle speedway world championships, However in many ways it has done a lot more than just this!! Read More »

Posted: 10th Dec, 2019

Rebecca Laurel

Thank you

By Rebecca Laurel (Sports Award)

I'd like to say a massive thank you for receiving a grant for another year. This year, I have been very lucky to get many opportunities with British Cycling to coach independently at events. For this reason,... Read More »

Posted: 6th Dec, 2019

Emily Lock


Thank You!

By Emily Lock (Creative Arts Award)

For the past couple of years, I have been making films and I've had to rely on my school with providing the equipment that I needed. With the help of this amazing fund, I have been chosen and I have been granted enough money to buy my own camera and equipment. Read More »

Posted: 3rd Dec, 2019