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2020 PARAFED CANTERBURY AWARDS FUNCTION

ParaFed Canterbury celebrated another successful year at their Awards Function held at the Show Gate Function Centre at Riccarton Racecourse on Saturday 28 November 2020.


Sophie Pascoe was named the 2020 ParaFed Canterbury Sportsperson of the Year for the 12th time following her four world records at the Swimming New Zealand Short Course Championships in October.


Roly Crichton was awarded ParaFed Canterbury Life Membership for his 36+ years of involvement in Para sport as a Paralympian and Coach.


Isaac Brewster was awarded the ParaFed Canterbury Spirit in Sport Award for his enthusiasm and many years of involvement in the Junior Sports Club.


Over 150 guests were treated to a fantastic evening, including some onscreen highlights from the year, guest speaker Roly Crichton, and the world famous table quiz.


For the fourth year the event was sponsored by McDonald’s Canterbury, a family owned business who are a fantastic supporter of the Canterbury Community. McDonald's Canterbury were also named as the first recipient of the inaugural James Sheehan Most Valued Partner Award.


A total of 11 local businesses supported individual sports awards throughout the evening.

Full list of award winners:


Sportsperson of the Year - Sophie Pascoe

ParaFed Canterbury Life Membership - Roly Crichton

Graham Condon Scholarship Recipient - Montana Brown

Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Alisha Mill

Emerging Talent of the Year - Gabriella Smith

Spirit in Sport Award - Isaac Brewster
James Sheehan Most Valued Partner - McDonald's Canterbury

Phil Humphreys Most Valued Volunteer Award - Felicity Lowen

Club Swimmer of the Year - Lili-Fox Mason

Boccia Club Player of the Year - Andrew Hocken

Shooting Club Ultimate Shot Award - Ian Simpson

Club Cyclist of the Year - Ieuan Edwards

Powerchair Football Player of the Year - Luke Alderton
Wheelchair Rugby Most Valuable Player - Ian Simpson



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2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The ParaFed Canterbury Annual General Meeting was held at Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs on Wednesday 24th March 2021. Those in attendance were presented the annual report as well as the audited accounts for 2020.


The board for the next 12 months was confirmed as:


Cody Everson - new appointment

Annette Melrose - reappointed

Geraldine Rae

Sian Ruth - reappointed

Ken Sowden MNZM - staff member

Nicki Turner MNZM


A copy of the annual report and audited accounts are available to view at the ParaFed Canterbury office.



RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION TODAY

ParaFed Canterbury subscriptions run from January through to December each year. If you are a user of any of ParaFed Canterbury’s facilities or services, or involved in any of our sports or activities, then please ensure you renew your membership.

Subscription is only $40 for the year.

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2020 Sportsperson of Award Winner, Sophie Pascoe, with Sian Ruth

ParaFed Canterbury Life Member
Roly Crichton
with Ken Sowden

Members of our 2021 ParaFed Canterbury Academy Programme
Ieuan Edwards, Zack Lappin, Gabriella Smith, Ella Benn, Lili-Fox Mason
Felicity Lowen, Lilian Exton, Montana Brown, Alisha Mill.

2020 Spirit in Sport Winner
Isaac Brewster
with Steve Truscott

2020 Phil Humphreys
Most Valued Volunteer
Felicity Lowen
with Sarah Brennan and Phil Humphreys

2020 James Sheehan
Most Valued Partner
McDonald’s Canterbury
with Paul Sheehan

Graham Condon Scholarship Recipient
Montana Brown
with Sophie Pascoe