‘It was touch and go whether we would be able to do it due to one of our team getting injured on Saturday and pulling out so we had to find a replacement at the last minute. Bernard stepped in and we were ready to go. In the build up it was very nerve wracking and that sometimes helps and it certainly did this time!’ said Jim. ‘We knew it would be tight especially after the loss of our initial team member (Allyn Condon), but Bernard came in and did a great job. It was such a thrill to see the clock stop at the 1.30.38 mark.’
|Jim Tipper 3rd from left|
After his plea for sponsorship a few weeks ago to fund his trip to the USA for the World Championships in July he would like to thank Boulton Construction and Tipper’s Builders Merchants for their kind donations but still needs to raise over £800 to cover costs for the trip.