Luke Purdie – Silver Medal for GB Special Olympics

28th February 2020

Luke Purdie – Silver Medal for GB Special Olympics

Luke Purdie is a part of our Wilson James team at E28 Cnooc International in Aberdeen and has recently won a Silver Medal for skiing at the Special Olympics Great Britain in Crans Montana, Switzerland as part of the National Alpine Skiing Competition.

The Special Olympic Great Britain is a non-profit organisation and is the largest provider of year-round, sports coaching and athletic competition in Summer and Winter sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event currently has more than 120 all ability, inclusive sports clubs covering 28 sports across England, Scotland and Wales providing approximately 27,000 regular hour – long sporting sessions per year, all delivered by a team of more than 3,700 dedicated volunteers.

The Special Olympics GB National Alpine Skiing event takes place every four years and is one of the highlights and biggest events in the Special Olympics GB Calendar, a team of more than 90 athletes from across England, Scotland and Wales were all set to take part in the  the National Alpine skiing competition, where Luke Purdie won his Silver Medal.

Congratulations to Luke Purdie on winning Silver at this event this is a great achievement and one the team is all proud of! Here is Luke wearing his Silver medal and also receiving a John Lewis voucher from the Wilson James team as a token of appreciation and recognition of his achievement.

Well done Luke!

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