Buddy and his two brothers are brought up by their mother. Buddy had a very difficult time both at school and at home which greatly affected his wellbeing. In 2012, Buddy started wakeboarding and it has transformed him and his life; he demonstrated incredible talent for the sport and, with his family, he has travelled around the country to compete in tours and competitions.

We awarded Buddy £1679 to cover the costs of new kit and annual cable membership.

Buddy says: “Thank you for this opportunity for helping me out, I am really grateful and cant believe this has happened, I can not stop smiling!

Buddy’s mum says: “Thank you so much for opening out Buddy’s sporting world, it means so much to us as a family for believing in him and his utter passion for wakeboarding, it’s changed him beyond belief and allowed him to chase this continuum. We are blessed.