TS5C relies completely on the generosity of local businesses and individuals to operate. For our 10th Anniversary, we have a packed year of fundraising activities planned, and details will appear here as and when they are announced.
Cameron recently competed in the British Swimming Championships in Edinburgh whilst in full training and therefore unrested. He had several really encouraging swims culminating in an excellent 2nd place and silver medal in the 200 metre Freestyle A final.
TS5C athlete Charlie Cook (pictured centre) competed in the first race of the South West Series by winning the Bath Duathlon Championship at Odd Down race track. Charlie, who is 14, has just moved up into the Under 16’s junior age category and knew he was in for a tough 3k run, 15k cycle and 1.5k run event.
The winter training for Triathlon is now coming to an end and the race season is just starting. Over the winter I have been training with the South West Triathlon Academy which has been very good, great fun and has me got me ready for this coming season.
Jessica had a successful time with Atlantis u18 at the Las Vegas Invitational 7s over 1st/2nd March. After winning their pool and being ceded second on points difference, Atlantis won the their quarterfinal and semifinal to face British Colombia Rugby in the final.
18 year old TS5C sponsored swimmer Brodie William from Millfield, Somerset became the British Senior 200m Backstroke Champion at the British Swimming Championships 2018 in Edinburgh on Saturday in a time of 2:00.29.
On the 25th of February 2018, the Axbridge community, Mayor and Town Council along with dignitaries from Somerset met at the Church in the centre of the Town on a beautifully clear sky day to celebrate the achievements of Year 12 Kings of Wessex student Jamie Harris and others.
At British Universities Short Course National Championships I competed for Stirling University in the 50 and 100 metre breast stroke and the 50 and 100 metre butterfly. In the 50 and 100 breast I raced against double Olympian Craig Benson.
This weekend was the annual BUCS nationals in Sheffield, which sees all university athletes compete. I swam in both the 200 and 400 individual medley events, as well as the 200 breaststroke and the medley relay, in which I swam the breaststroke leg.
Great Britain Junior Trampoline Gymnast Corey Walkes has arrived home from his first international competition of 2018 with his first gold medal of the season.
Corey who turns 17 today is coached by International Performance Coach (IPC) Susan Bramble at Quayside Trampoline & Gymnastics Club in Bridgwater alongside Senior Great Britain Trampoline gymnast Laura Gallagher.
As a result of winning the National Schools’ Handball Title last year, Crispin’s Yr 11 Handball Team have just returned from competing against some of the best young handball teams in Europe at the prestigious Caban Cup in Poland.
TS5C sponsored Jess Cooksey has been invited to play Rugby 7s in Las Vegas from 27th Feb - 2nd March ahead of the HSBC International 7s weekend.
She is one of two girls selected from Hartpury College and will be playing with Atlantis Rugby, the invitational rugby team from the US that specialises in Rugby Sevens.