In a glittering ceremony on Friday 16th June at Taunton Rugby Club, ITV’s Somerset correspondent, Ben McGrail, presented awards to the county’s inspirational sporting volunteers and coaches, outstanding athletes and quality clubs at the SASP 2017 Somerset Sports Awards.
The TS5C Young Sportsperson of the Year Award, sponsored by sport’s charity TS5C, was presented to 16 year old sailor, Jamie Harris from Axbridge.
On January 4th 2017 Jamie Harris, the 16 year old sailor from Axbridge in Somerset, was crowned Cadet World Champion along with this crew mate Antonia Wilkinson. The title comes following 10 gruelling races in Buenos Aries, Argentina, where Jamie beat off strong local competition to win.
A picture of T5SC sticker on Jamie Harris' boat before it was loaded into the container for his trip to the Cadet World Games in Argentina this December, where he will represent the GBR team.
This Summer, I competed at the Laser 4.7 Worlds in Kiel, Germany, the 420 Nationals in Pwhelli, Wales, and the Cadet Nationals in Weymouth.
I won the Cadet Nationals making me the British National Champion maintaining my title for the second year running.
I have attached a link for a report of the Final Day of the Cadet Class National Championships 2016, it includes a short Video which I hope you can include on your website. This Autumn I am continuing to train in order to compete at the Cadet World Championships in Argentina this December. I am also looking ahead to transition into the next class of boat a 420.
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