Celebration of Bikeability Day

Celebration of Bikeability Day brings parents, teachers and the Bikeability industry together for a day of virtual celebration.

October 20, 2021

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Celebration of Bikeability Day brings parents, teachers and the Bikeability industry together for a day of virtual celebration.

We honour all the children who have completed Bikeability – and the people who have supported them. We hear from inspirational voices, showcase special stories and reward some extraordinary individuals. We  share your love for Bikeability and the people who make it happen.

Congratulations to our 149 nominees and a big well done to our winners!

Emily Cherry applauding cyclists in playground

What are the award categories?

Bikeability Instructor of the Year 2021: June Sawyer

Sponsored by Altura

This award recognises an individual who goes above and beyond to provide outstanding cycle training. They show commitment to ensuring every child can access Bikeability. They inspire fellow instructors, employers and the children they teach.

Rising Star Award 2021: Emma McLoughlin

Sponsored by Beryl Bikes

This award recognises an individual who has recently joined Bikeability. They have made a positive impact during their time. They show innovative thinking and a passion for the industry.

Nominees can be an instructor, training provider, grant recipient or work for the Trust. They must have worked in their current role for two years or less.

 

Trainee Rider of the Year (Pete Rollings Award) 2021: Yousef

Sponsored by Frog Bikes

This award recognises an individual who has excelled during Bikeability cycle training. They show commitment and determination to completing cycle training. They have continued to cycle beyond Bikeability training.

 

School of the Year 2021: Lea Forest Academy

Sponsored by The Bike Club

This award recognises a school who has embraced and encouraged Bikeability cycle training. They show commitment to ensuring every child can access Bikeability.

Beyond Bikeability, the winning school has embedded cycling into their ethos. They will be able to show the impact of this in their school community.

 

Small Organisation of the Year 2021: Pace Training UK

Sponsored by Cycling UK

This award recognises an organisation who has contributed to the success of Bikeability. They show best practice and provide a high-quality service. They may have overcome specific challenges in their area.

Nominees must be a small grant recipient or training provider. They will work with 5 Bikeability instructors or fewer.

 

Large Organisation of the Year2021: The Active Wellbeing Society

Sponsored by Busby

This award recognises an organisation who has contributed to the success of Bikeability. They show best practice and provide a high-quality service. They may have overcome specific challenges in their area.

Nominees must be a large grant recipient or training provider. They will work with more than 5 Bikeability instructors.

 

Triumph over Adversity 2021: Rob Archer

Sponsored by Beeline

This award recognises an individual who has overcome challenges to succeed. This may be due to personal circumstances or external challenges, such as COVID-19.

Nominees may be a trainee or work as part of the Bikeability industry.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award 2021: Valerie Smith

This award recognises an individual who has committed their career to Bikeability. They will have dedicated many years to the success of the industry. This special award will recognise their dedication and commitment.

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