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Shining Stars

Nottinghamshire County Council provided funding for many local Olympic and Paralympic stars through its Shining Stars fund:

2013/14 Shining Stars (updated February 2014)
Name Sport
Michael Wilson Canoe Slalom
Hayleigh Mason Canoe Sprint
David Fletcher Cycling
Sophie Wells Equestrian
Penny Coomes Figure Skating
Charlie Parry-Evans Figure Skating
Robert Crowe Freestyle Kayaking
Becky Downie Gymnastics 
Sam Oldham Gymnastics
Jessica Urquhart Ice Hockey
Emma Sanders Ice Hockey
Richard Robinson Orienteering
Richard Jefferies Sprint Canoe
Charlotte Henshaw Swimming
Oliver Hynd Swimming
Sam Walker Table tennis
Sophie Coldwell Triathlon
Matt Byrne Wheelchair Basketball
Cameron Coghill Windsurfing

Each year, Nottinghamshire County Council supports some of the top talent in the county with some funds to help pay for transport costs, equipment purchase and other support to help them concentrate on their support.

The athletes featured in the video include young tennis star Freya Christie who starred at Wimbledon last summer, and Ethan Davis, from Mansfield, who was recently selected for both the England Freeski Squad and the GB Junior Freeski Team.

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