Olympic rower James Cracknell leads family fitness day at Priory Community School in Worle
PUBLISHED: 12:30 13 June 2017
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An Olympic champion spent his Saturday morning in Worle, inspiring young people to get involved in sport.
Hundreds of people visited Priory Community School, in Queensway, for the family fitness day, which aimed to encourage people to exercise together.
Rower and double-gold medallist James Cracknell opened the event, and took part in a rowing contest and netball.
Families took part in dancing, gymnastics, athletics and tennis, and enjoyed an array of healthy food and displays.
There were also free physio appointments and gym sessions at the Paula Radcliffe Centre.
The event promoted the various sport clubs available in Worle, and raised hundreds of pounds for the Bone Cancer Research Trust – the school’s charity of the year.
Organiser Vanessa Mawford said: “This was an amazing event. James Cracknell’s appearance capped off a fantastic day.”
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