Army Veteran and 2017 UIM Powerboat P1 World Champion Daisy Coleman was one of nine nominees at the Endeavour Fund Awards 2019 last night.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the evening where the 9 nominees, all members of the Armed Forces Community who were injured or fell ill in service, have gone on to use sport and adventurous challenge as part of their recovery and rehabilitation.
Prince Harry and Meghan chaired a judging panel to decide which of the nominees for each category would be announced as the winner at the awards.
Daisy who was nominated for, ‘the individual who has endeavoured to achieve excellence in their chosen sport or adventure challenge’ category, was pipped to the award by Nathan Forster who has now retrained as a commercial 737 pilot.
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.