East Ayrshire is fortunate to have an abundance of local sporting talent who are an inspiration to our sporting stars of the future and will help provide a lasting legacy for future generations. Watch them in action in the video clips below.
North West Boxing Club
Despite training in temporary facilities for most of the season, the club has had a great deal of success. The club now train in a brand new purpose-built facility which is open to and well used by the local community. Hear their story here:
Tug O War
Learn more about the successful Ayrshire Tug of War team and how they don’t need state of the art facilities to produce national champions.
Watch an amazing gymnastics display put on by Ayrshire Gymnastics and learn how the Talented Athlete Programme has provided assistance to club members.
Inspirational video from Deirdre who, having represented her country in para-badminton, is also dedicated to representing her country in para-powerlifting.
Ben, aged 11, plays with Kilmarnock Junior Ice Hockey Club - hear about how he first got hooked on sport:
Emma is a successful candidate for the Developing Potential Award.
Peter is a successful candidate for the Podium Potential Award
Fiona is a successful candidate for the Special Olympic Fund.
Kilmarnock Weightlifting Club
Kilmarnock Weightlifting Club underlined their dominance in the Scottish scene as four of their lifters made the qualifying standard at the Commonwealth Games trials in Glasgow.
Watch the video on the BBC website
Kilmarnock weightlifers prepare for Glasgow 2014: