Inspire

Campbell McFarlane

Campbell McFarlane

Sports Award

Age:
17

Biography

Last year I was awarded an inspire award to help me towards my goal.

My goal was to take part in the European Dragon Boat Championships in Germany. The award went a great way to helping me with my training costs and the cost of getting out to Germany.

Dragon Boating for Great Britain is an amazing accomplishment and whilst we where out there the GB Junior team secured two Bronze Medals.

Dragon Boating for Great Britain is all self funded so any help I receive is really appreciated

I also have the great news that I have trialled again for GB to compete in the World Championships which are being held in Thailand i August 2019 and I am really happy to say that I have gained a place in the boat. It is through hard work, training both on land and on water that has helped. Once again the inspire award has been invaluable and is helping me to achieve my dreams.

As a team we are hoping to return with more medals.

I will keep you all posted over the next few months to let you know how training is going in preparation for the Championships - Once again thank you!

Simon Taylor, Inspire lead, said: "Campbell's enthusiasm and dedication is an example to all young people and we are really looking forward to hearing of his success in the championships

Blog

World Championships

Posted: 14th Mar, 2019

After last year rciving the award allowed me to travel to Germany and return with 2 bronzes for GB and this year I am glad to recive the award as it is allowing me to travel to Thailand to compete in the... Read More »

Off to the european championchips

Posted: 16th Aug, 2018

Thank you again for giving me the chance to head out to Germany over the coming days so that i can compete at the Europeans.

Thank you

Progress

Posted: 31st May, 2018

Since my last blog entry I have taken part in a further 3 athletics competitions. The first was a UKYDL competition in Birmingham, on 29th April, where I took part in the 400m hurdles, 110m hurdles, 4x100m... Read More »

Edinburgh/British Trials

Posted: 9th Mar, 2018

Last week I travelled to Edinburgh for the British Swimming Trials. It was an extremely difficult journey getting there to say the least. I managed to make a couple of junior finals whilst I was there... Read More »

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Thank you JHMT

Posted: 20th Feb, 2018

I am really honored to have been given a JHMT inspire award grant, thank you so much 😊 The funding will be extremely useful in subsidising travel and accommodation costs when competing in Europe this... Read More »