Solicitor joins board promoting sport
A SOLICITOR has been appointed to the board of an organisation which promotes sport in Bucks,
Diane Yarrow, 34, who works for BP Collins in Gerrards Cross, has joined Leap, a not-forprofit organisation that encourages people to take a more active lifestyle through sport.
Ms Yarrow is a cox for Upper Thames Rowing Club and won the Henley Women’s Regatta and the British Rowing Championships.
She said: “As a keen sportswoman, I know the benefits that come from being able to get out and about. The Leap team already do a fantastic job and it’s a great honour to be joining them as a member and ambassador.”
Leap promotes sport via a step-by-step guide to a more active lifestyle and offers support and funding to clubs through the Sportivate programme, and runs sports conferences in primary schools.
Chairman of the Leap board Roger Fennemore said: “We are delighted to have Diane on board. Diane will complement the existing skill set we have as we strive to achieve our target of getting 50,000 people more active by 2017.”
ACTIVE: Diane Yarrow at the British Rowing Championships