Congratulations to our two World Champion Quadrathletes. Steve King and Sharon Colley were presented with ‘Top Honors’ at the Hereford Sports Awards recently. It was a great night for ‘British Quadrathlon’ at the Herefordshire Sports Awards. Quadrathlete Sharon Colley was named joint-Sportswoman of the Year, while another Quadrathlete – Steve King – was named joint-Sportsman of the Year. They both won the World Quadrathlon Championship Titles in Brigg last May, but they have both achieved some amazing results over the last year especially in kayaking.
The have both finished the Devizes to Westminster Kayak Race (125 miles in K2), Sharon still holds the Lady Vets course record in 20hrs 46mins 43secs (2007). Steve finished the race in April 2014 year and came 3rd overall in 18hrs 15min 48secs. He then went on to Win the Yukon River Quest in June – “Race to the Midnight Sun” it is the world’s longest and toughest canoe and kayak marathon in the world – 444miles, they finished in 45hrs 30mins 32secs! A race which Sharon has also done several times, winning the Ladies individual trophy!
Great to see Quadrathletes winning such prestigious Trophies. Well Done Sharon and Steve and thanks for spreading the ‘word of Quadrathlon’ see Steve’s interview!
Congratulations must also go to Tom Stead who was voted ‘British Triathlon Male Age-Grouper of the Year’, Tom has had numerous Wins over the last couple of years and has represented GB in Triathlon at the Worlds, Europeans in 2014. He also came 2nd to Steve and won the silver medal at the World Quadrathlon Championships in May 2014.
If we have any other Quadrathletes with any Good news please share it with us and help promote our sport!