Junior athlete awards - 2011
Athlete of the month - 2011
Jon and Phil will decide each month on one or more athletes who have shown outstanding determination, effort and good attendance. The winner(s) will be awarded a trophy, the Columbia jersey to wear during the next month and of course be seen on the Athlete of the Month 'role of honour' here on the website.
The coaches will continue to award Athlete of the Day at relevant training sessions to celebrate great achievement, however prizes will no longer be given.
We will have our Annual Awards presentation again later in the year.
Eva Sudbury and Joseph Yee
Congratulations to Eva and Joseph who were awarded Athlete of the Month for November.
Jon presented the award to Eva for always working hard at training sessions, improving her swimming and competing at the Hillingdon Duathlon, where she was particularly impressive on the bike.
Jon presented Joseph with his award at the Velodrome on Saturday 3 December, saying:
"Joseph has had a great couple of months, with an improved attitude to training and has been working much harder, especially on his running".
Elle Horsman and Matthew Brogan
Congratulations to Elle and Matthew who were awarded Athlete of the Month for October.
Jon presented the awards at Trinity on Friday, "for a great training attitude and continued improvement as well as good attendance".
Archie Dunnill and Ben Allan
Congratulations to Archie and Ben who were awarded Athlete of the Month for September.
Jon announced the awards in Dulwich Park following the Club Champs run, saying Archie was awarded "for his regular attendance and enthusiasm since recently joining the Club and Ben for his new found desire in his run, bike and now swimming, after having a lean few months".
Jamal Williams and Michael Eagling
Congratulations to Jamal and Michael who were awarded Athlete of the Month for July.
Jamal has made continual improvement with his swimming, cycling and running since joining the Club. He attends the sessions regularly and has a great attitude to training and always works hard.
Michael achieved some superb race results this year, especially in the latter part of the season. His swimming and running remain strong and he continues to improve his cycling.
Well done to you both!
Congratulations to Joe Kidson who was awarded athlete of the month in June. He has achieved outstanding race performances over the past six weeks and as always shows his commitment to the Club, not only at training sessions and races, but writing reports for the website and marshalling at the Trinity Triathlon (as he is too old to race!).
Well done Joe, you are a fantastic role model.
Columbia shirts were also awarded to Tammy, Luc, Joseph and Matthew to wear during July.
Natalie Falshaw and Harry HorsmanNatalie and Harry were awarded Athlete of the Month for May and proudly wear the Columbia Jerseys for the next month! Natalie has achieved an impressive number of podium places in the London Regional League races so far this year. Even when things have gone against Harry (after numerous accidents!) he has shown the courage and determination all good athletes need and is an example to others. Well done to them both.
Isaac BrownIsaac was awarded Athlete of the Month in April for his great race performances and his professional attitude to training. He has achieved continual PBs at the parkrun on Saturdays and also represented his borough in the Mini Marathon 5K.
Elle Horsman and Alex YeeThere were two Athlete of the Month awards made for March:
Elle for her continued improvement and consistant attendence.
Alex for fighting back from his fractured wrist to fitness again.
Presentations were made at Trinity on Friday evening. Alex wasn't there so Jon presented Joseph with the trophy.
Well done Elle and Alex!
Sam Singer-RipleySam was awarded February's Athlete of the Month after swimming at Trinity on Friday 4 March.
Jon, who presented Sam with the Athlete of the Month trophy and Colombia cycling shirt, said "the coaches were impressed with his much improved performance and his positive attitude over the past two months"..
Congratulations to Sam.
Nik PuseyNik was awarded January's Athlete of the Month after the bike/run session on Saturday 29 January.
Jon who presented Nik with the Athlete of the Month trophy, a trophy for Nik to keep and the Colombia cycling shirt, said the award was for "stepping up his game" over the last few months.
Congratulations to Nik.