Sailing took the top honours at the 2015 Eden District Sports Awards

Blaine Dodds

Blaine Dodds

William & Lucinda Edwards

William & Lucinda Edwards

Evelyn Osborne

Evelyn Osborne

Robyn Hellstrom (right of pic)

Robyn Hellstrom (right of pic)

by Malcolm Osborne

The Sportsman of the Year Award was presented by Ilana Meyer to Blaine Dodds, in recognition of his achievements over the past year, including winning the Hobie 14 World Championships and 2nd place in the Hobie Tiger Worlds. Ilana Meyer was guest speaker at this event. Sailing triumphed over finalists from Golf and Modern Pentathlon.

Also at the 2015 Eden Sports Awards, Team ClemenGold, comprising William and Douglas Edwards was awarded the Team of the Year Trophy, in recognition of their sailing achievements over the past year, including winning the Hobie Tiger Worlds. William was there with Lucinda to receive this award. Other finalists in this category were Rugby teams.

Robyn Hellstrom of GLYC was a finalist in the category Junior Sportswomen of the Year (on right in photo)

Evelyn Osborne was a finalist in the category Sport Legends, in recognition of her contribution to coaching in Sailing for many years.