Saturday, March 5, 2011

Scots skip Aileen Neilson wins Worlds Sportsmanship Award

Aileen Neilson received the award from Chief Umpire Ian Addison 

Aileen Neilson skip of the Scottish wheelchair curling team, has won the 2011 World Wheelchair Curling Championship sportsmanship award.

Neilson was nominated by her fellow competitors who were all invited to nominate a player at the event who, in their view, best exemplified the traditional values of skill, honesty, fair play, sportsmanship and friendship.

Below is a photo of her team arriving back in Scotland courtesy of Bob Cowan's Skip Cottage blog.

Aileen Neilson, Mike McKenzie, Gregor Ewan, Sheila Swan (coach), Tom Killin, Angie Malone
Photo © Skip Cottage

1 comment:

Goose said...

congrats to Aileen....well deserved