Recipients 2018 -

30th April 2018

Georgie Brock-Taylor currently plays netball for Loughborough Lightning under 19’s as well as Charnwood Netball Club Under 16’s despite only being 14 years old. Georgie is already being watched by England scouts and hopes to join their under 17 camp and play in their squad at netball Europe.

Georgie Brock-Taylor

Lauren Douce has received funding that will go towards her competing at the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi. Lauren competes in Swimming and Trampolining but excels in Gymnastics. Last autumn, Lauren achieved five medals at the National Special Olympics in Sheffield and was Overall Class 1 at the British Championships  

Lincolnshire Bombino, Eve Gormley, has participated in roller derby for six years. In autumn last year, she was selected to play for England Juniors and will fly out to Philadelphia in July to participate in an exhibition game at the end of Women’s Roller Derby World Cup.

Adam’s Foundation has sponsored swimmer, Ethan Grace-Riches, as he aims to qualify for the Junior European Championships later this year. He will also be aiming for a gold at the British Nationals in July. Ethan has recently been nominated for Secondary School Sports Person of the Year Award.

Wheelchair Racer, Joel James, competes in the T34 Classification at several distances and has been selected to represent the North East team in the school games for the past two years. Joel’s funding from Adam’s Foundation will support him as he represents England at the CPISRA World Games in Barcelona in August.


Joel James

Kayaker, Patrick Mongan, competes in Flatwater Sprint Kayak Racing and in 2017 was one of the youngest athletes to be selected for the GB Talent Pathway at British Canoeing. He competed with the Super Regional Squad at an international event in Belgium, achieving silver in the K2 1000m race. Patrick is aiming to go to the European Championships in 2018 and join the Olympic Hopes team.

Angus Smith has received funding towards his aim of placing at the European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Glasgow in August. Angus recently achieved a Bronze medal at the National Duathlon Championships and a 14th place finish at the World Standard Distance Championships in Rotterdam.

Angus' Blog -

11 year old swimmer, Jessica Wheaton, qualified for ten events at the County Championships in 2018, winning 5 golds and 3 silvers. Jessica’s funding will help with travel costs now she has been selected for the GB Talent Pathway. This comes after being ranked at number 2 in at 50m Breaststroke in the country.


Recipients from April 2018

From L to R - Joel James, Lauren Douce, Ethan Grace-Riches, Patrick Mongan, Jessica Wheaton, Eve Gormley

16th January 2018

Archer, Jacob Boden, will be travelling to France during Easter to participate in an international training camp. Everyone at the Foundation wishes him all the best.

Emily Patch has received funding that will go towards her competition and training costs in triathlon. Emily has made significant progress since she was last sponsored by the charity. She has qualified for the 2018 European Sprint Distance Championships as well as finishing 3rd in the National Sprint Championships.

Emily Patch and Jacob Boden
Emily Patch and Jacob Boden

Emily's Blog -

Cyclist and Triathlete, Rory Standish, has received his first donation from the Foundation. For the past 2 years, Rory has qualified for the National Time Trial Championships and hopes to represent East Midlands in Triathlon in 2018