Recognise an ‘Unsung Hero’

Do you know someone who goes the extra mile to help grow rowing in your community? Nominate them for the 2013 BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award!

Now in its 10th year, the Unsung Hero Award recognises the inspirational people who give up their time for free to provide sporting opportunities to their communities.

Regional winners are selected from each of 15 BBC regions, with the overall winner revealed at the star-studded BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday 15th December.

Nominations for the 2013 Awards close on Wednesday 16th October. For more information, visit

Previous winners include Bann Rowing Club’s Bobby Platt, who was named the 2009 Unsung Hero for BBC Northern Ireland.