It was surreal to be able to welcome back these incredible people to celebrate their achievements after not being able to for two years. It was a special night, and many tears were shed as 14 awards were given out to 35 deserving individuals.
Liam Marriage (VOLT Hockey) and Julian Shelton (Taekwondo) each received the Wise Family Foundation Award. The award recognizes two athletes who face challenges on a daily basis but continue to make a commitment to training.
Rory Stringer (Flames Swim team) and Nate Westergaard (weightlifting) each received the Debbie Burns Memorial Award. The award recognizes two outstanding individuals who go above and beyond their training to show selfless acts of kindness in the community.
Madison Ambos (Flames Swim team) and Claire Pearson (Taekwondo) both received the Mike Devine Award. This award recognizes two athletes who show a relentless pursuit of excellence.