Bearsden local chosen as Athlete of the year for Scotland

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire presented local athlete Matt McCormick with the ASDA Athlete of the Year Award for Scotland at ASDA Bearsden last Saturday.

Jo was joined by the store's Community Life Champion William Smith and Manager Danny McCabe.

Matt is a talented young freestyle snowboarder from the local area who trains with the GB junior elite team.

Commenting Jo said:

"Congratulations to Matt on winning ASDA's Athlete of the Year for Scotland and the ASDA Top-up award to help fund training across Britain and Europe with the GB Snowboard Team.

"I know I speak for local residents when I say we are very proud of his efforts and amazing achievements. Keep up the great work!"

Commenting Matt McCormick said:

"This is an amazing achievement which I'm so proud of! I would like to say a massive thanks to ASDA Bearsden, my community life champion William Smith and everyone who helped me with my fundraising!"


Jo pictured with Matt and Danny Mcabe from ASDA

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