A new ‘sports personality’ study from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has found that hiking is most popular in the South West, which could reveal a lot about the locals.
Sport stars, volunteers, teams and coaches are all nominated for accolades in Teignbridge District Council’s Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2013.
Two rowers from Devon will be part of six crews of brave men and women in rowing boats plus a team in a pedalo to race 2,000 miles from London around the British mainland and back to Tower Bridge to try to set a new world record.
Plymouth is to see the first ever Wheelchair Rugby tournament in the South West, hosted by the West Country Hawks.
Some 350 young people with disabilities from across Devon descended on the Tarka Tennis in Barnstaple this week to take part in a Paralympic-style celebration of sport.