Burnham-On-Sea water skier wins Pride of Somerset Award
Burnham-On-Sea teenager who is the British and European water
skiing champion in her age category has won a Pride of Somerset
Youth Award this week.
Bird, 14, became the youngest ever girl to water ski across the
English Channel last year. She completed the 21-mile crossing
last August in a time of 54 minutes and six seconds, as reported
Friday evening her proud family and friends watched her receive
a Pride of Somerset Youth Award during a ceremony organised by
the Rotary Club.
event was held at the Conference Centre at Somerset College in
Taunton, and BBC Somerset's breakfast presenter Claire Carter
presented the awards.
water skier, 13, becomes youngest to cross English Channel