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Boy from Normandy, Surrey, joins GB Paraclimbing Team 2016

Boy from Normandy, Surrey, joins GB Paraclimbing Team 2016

Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 7:00am 12th December 2015.

Surrey's own Matthew Phillips from Normandy has been accepted to join the GB Paraclimbing Team 2016. 

Matthew won Eagle's Local Hero Sport Award in September 2015 and has since being training hard to be a GB paraclimber. 

He endured a four round process to be selected as a competitor and has just returned from the last round, which was held in Manchester. 

Matthew is only 15 and will be the youngest athlete on the team

He is only just old enough to compete internationally.

He hopes to attend many international competitions which include: Austria, Canada, Italy, Scotland and France. 

Matthew currently trains at Surrey Summit in Surrey Sports Parks and is a member of the Performance Squad there. 

Funding the sport in limited and Matthew needs to fundraise and find sponsors to support him throughout the next year. To donate click here and to sponsor click here




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