CLUB NEWS: Norwich stage Presentation evening for 2019

Words by Steve Copping, Photos taken by David Ewbank unless stated

Norwich Stars held their 2019 Presentation Evening at Wensum Community Centre on Friday 29th November. The estimated 50 people in attendance enjoyed an excellent buffet which was prepared by Paula Wenn. Thanks must go to Paula for this.
The trophies were then handed out and the Tuesday night riders received their awards before the presentation of the main awards which were won as follows:

Coaches Award: Connor Jarrett

Photo taken by Steve Copping

Chris Cullum Award: Tom Blackmore

Most Improved Rider: Scott Colby

Under 16 Rider of the Year: Josie Kell

Photo taken by Steve Copping

Senior Rider of the Year: Paddy Wenn

Outstanding Achievement Award: Paddy Wenn for his success in the inaugural Grand Veterans World Championship

Star of the Year: Gary Colby

Photo taken by Steve Copping

Steve Copping (Over 40’s) & Josie Kell (Girls) (both pictured below) also received their trophies for 2nd place overall in their respective categories for the South-East Grand Prix series, both riders having been unable to attend the final round at Norwich.

Photo taken by Steve Copping


Special awards were handed out to Ellen Nierop in recognition of her efforts as the club’s First Aider, Faye Jarrett for running the Tuck Shop on Tuesday nights, Paula Wenn for her work as Club Treasurer and also for Veronica Medler for her work in the tea hut. Veronica was unable to attend so Jamie Medler collected this on her behalf

5 Novelty awards were also handed out by Dave Blackmore and these were as follows:

“Looks like Adrian Edmondson” award: Steve Copping

“Fastest Gater”: Ellen Nierop

“Most Used Number of bikes in 1 match”: David Spauls

“Frisbee Champion”: Jamie Medler

“Wooden Spoon”: Gary Colby