High Peak Sports Awards in pictures

Success in fields as diverse as kickboxing and cyclocross took centre stage at the High Peak Sports Awards.

Saturday, 16th March 2019, 2:14 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th March 2019, 2:18 pm
Chapel-en-le-Frith High Schools fell running team was named winners in the schools section after they finished third in the English Schools fell running championships.
Chapel-en-le-Frith High Schools fell running team was named winners in the schools section after they finished third in the English Schools fell running championships.

The awards showcased local sporting talent alongside the often unsung dedication of volunteers and those who offer behind-the-scenes support to our sporting heroes. Click here for more details.

Ashley Edwards has won gold medals in light, semi and full contact kickboxing at the British Championships and recently took home his fourth world title.
Steve Tallo-Brady set up Gamesley Boxing Club which he runs with his team of volunteers. He is a highly-qualified coach, respected referee and North West Safeguarding Officer.
SK Vipers Junior Football Club is a new team set up for the under-8s to under-13s age group. They practice regularly and are now successfully competing against teams from North Manchester.
SK Vipers were named runners-up in a number of categories and claimed the Towards an Active Derbyshire Special Impact Recognition Award.
Glossop North End Juniors and Ladies AFC U13 girls (Blues) took the clubs award after they won in the final of this years North Manchester girls football league.
Pete Middleton has a long history of competing in cyclocross and has won many titles over the years including his recent victory in the national V50 cyclocross event in Durham.
Chapel-en-le-Frith High Schools fell running team was named winners in the schools section after they finished third in the English Schools fell running championships.
Michael Swiffin competes nationally and internationally at veteran level and has been coaching at the Marshall Fencing Club for the last six years. He visits primary schools and youth groups across the High Peak to develop talent.
Helen Thornhill has proved to be a tireless fundraiser for Glossop North End AFC Juniors, organising numerous events throughout the year. She leads with energy and is widely respected by both the club and the local community.
Members have achieved podium wins at regional and European events and junior members have been selected in the Royal Yachting Association zone squads across three fleet - optimist, topper and techno (windsurfing).
Para-cyclist Katie Toft won three world championship titles for track, road and time trial last year. Her success includes in the World Cup series and the British Cycling national road series in the FC1 para-cycling category.