Previous Awards Nominees
2023 – Charli Guy – BMX
She lives and breathes BMX and has been racing since the age of 3. Through hard work, determination and self motivation she is the current state and national champion for her age. Her talent and work ethic has been noticed by AusCycling where she is part of the Qld Academy. She recently represented Australia at the World BMX Racing Championships in Glasgow where she finished 4th in the world for her age group. She has also been part of a development squad for Freestyle BMX.
2023 – Julia Mannell – Taekwondo
2021 – Emelia Surch – Heptathlon.
As a young Heptathlete, Emelia trains for 7 events (90m Hurdles, 200m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put and Javelin. Completing 2 track sessions, 2 jump sessions and 2 throw session each week Emelia also completes two gym sessions weekly. She is currently ranked number 1 in Australia for the 100m hurdles and 23rd in the Heptathlon. Emelia’s ultimate goal and dreams are to compete at the Commonwealth games and World Championships in her respective disciplines.
2019 – Ellie Beer – Track and Field.
Ellie is involved in Athletics, Surf Lifesaving and Oztag. She was selected as a 16 year old to represent Australia at the World Relay Championships and later went on to represent at the World Championships in the 4 x 400m women’s relay team. She holds the U/16 Qld and Australian 400m record. She aims to represent Australia at the Olympics in the 200m and 400m.
2018 – Regan Hackett – Ice Hockey.
Regan was studying and playing in Ontario in the Eastern Canadian Midget hockey league. He gained selection in a number of representative teams while there and captain of team North America. After training with a leading coach in NSW during 2018, Regan was scouted and now resides in Canada pursuing his dream of Ice Hockey excellence.
2017 – Tianah List – Javelin.
Tiannah successful qualified in Javelin for the World University Games but was unable to attend due to injury. Now resident in the USA on scholarship to a University. Tianah also represented Queensland in Softball winning a national championship.
2016 – Amy Coulston – Track and Field.
Amy represented Australia in Track and Field at the Oceania Championships.