For putting the
sunshine into summer 2012, have chosen to honour our British Olympic and
So we can all
agree, the summer was pretty good, right? And it would have been a right old
wet weather wash out without these lot. This year’s London Olympics and
Paralympics showed us another side to being British: brilliant pop culture,
pride in our peoples and in Team GB, extraordinary talent and ability that
topped off our summer of love, whatever the weather. That’s why everyone from
Tom Daley to David Weir, across Olympics and Paralympics, deserves continued
celebration, so we’re proud to honour them with our first Active Award for
Sport, supported by USN.
Here are Olympians Pete Reed and Ashley McKenzie accepting the award on behalf of Team GB.