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Bucks’ Sports Aid 2019

Visiting Dorney Lake is always a cause for celebration especially when it is in support of the next generation of professional British athletes. Friday 11th October 2019 saw two athletes receiving £1000 grants each to support their sports ambitions. The first was Amersham’s Mari Akhurst (25), a skilled para-dressage rider who is the first-ever recipient to receive two SportsAid grants from the Lunch Club. The second was Daisy Kennedy (17) a talented golfer from Hazlemere. Both £1,000 grants were presented to the young athletes by the current England cricket batting coach, Graham Thorpe MBE.

Graham Thorpe MBE, who was part of the One Day squad that won the Cricket World Cup and appeared in 100 test matches said:

“Mari and Daisy’s stories are so inspiring. Being at the top of your game is hard, but with their positive attitudes and complete dedication, I’ve no doubt that they will go far and achieve their ambitions.” The team here at Jansons also believe Mari and Daisy will go far, we believe in the art of taking on a challenge and perfecting your craft to the point where nothing or no one can stop you. This is why Jansons Property sponsors two athletes of our own, Joseph and Isle, a para-dressage rider and rower. Both were sponsored via Sports Aid and continue to compete in a top-tier competitions with our support. Special thanks to the Sports Aid for their incredible work with these young people, may they continue to support the leaders and role models of tomorrow!

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Jansons Complete The Three Peaks Challenge

Weekends are often reserved for rest and relaxation, a couple of days to disconnect from one’s duties and immerse one’s self into life outside of the day job. This was not the case for Andy Jansons and Paul Nash of Jansons Property, the pair trekked an arduous 24 miles, up three peaks in an impressive eleven hours!

The purpose of taking on this challenge was to raise funds in support of the Alexander Jansons Fund, a charity created following the death of Alexander Jansons from Myocarditis. Myocarditis is a virus which attacks the heart and affects individuals of all ages but most frequently in the young. The fund has pledged a minimum of £80,000 per year to fund research and activities relating to Myocarditis.

So far the three peaks challenge raised £1,570, an amount which we are very grateful for. However, we require further generous donations to reach our fundraising target of £2,000. The funds raised will go towards research into the causes, prevention, cures for Myocarditis and an overall aim of increasing awareness of the condition. Any donation you can make will be much appreciated by the Jansons team.

In order to do your part in the fight against Myocarditis please donate via this link | https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jansons-office

To find out more about the Alexander Janson Fund, please click through this link | http://alexanderjansonsfund.org/about/

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Annual Jansons Cup 2019

The Jansons Cup was nothing short of a success! Eighty competitors were present each bringing particular vibrancy and team spirit to their respective teams. The gloomy weather did not thwart the enthusiasm for the rowing activities in the slightest. The notion of leaving the event with all the bragging-rights proved too enticing to let a little rain ruin the event. The Jansons Cup was held at Dorney Lake, a world-class sporting and events venue with a remarkable Olympics history. What an inspiring venue to go head to head against colleagues, friends and a variety of new faces!

The Jansons Cup consisted of heats followed by the semi-finals then lastly the A and B finals to decide the winning teams. Aided by the excellent staff at Dorney, all our rowers were able to get up to speed with their rowing skills. The heats quickly gave spectators an idea of which teams would be the ones to beat, some of these being Blaser Mills (Songs Of Blaze), Barton Wilmore (Without A Paddle), In The Ship (a mixed team of colleagues and friends) and Savills (Savills Row). However hot on their trail through the cup were Bidwells (Up Creek Sans Paddle Avec Rose), Quatro (Quatro PR), Turley (That’s How Turley Row), Broadway Malyan (ArchAngels) and the host Jansons Property. In the end, the “Crabbing” award was given Quatro who may have finished last in the competition but displayed the most heart! The B finals award went to our runners up Savills who were a consistent threat throughout the competition. However, after a rocky start to the competition Blaser Mills took the title trophy home making them the winners of the Jansons Cup 2019.

The event ended with a short awards ceremony and a feast fit for a venue full of hungry rowers. An interesting fact provided by Joseph Murphy (Jansons Sponsee Rower) during dinner, the average rowing athlete consumes 6000 calories per day. Suddenly the buffet on display did not seem like it would last very long with 4 other professional rowers in the room! The final achievement of the day was truly astounding, due to the generous donations from our guests, over ten thousand pounds was raised for the Alexander Jansons Fund. These donations will support the funding of research into the causes, prevention and cures of Myocarditis. 

We would like to thank all of the competitors and supporters for making this year’s Jansons Cup a spectacle to remember. We look forward to hosting an even more memorable event next year! If you would like to look back on the event please enjoy the images on this page as well as the pictures and videos on our twitter via the link below:

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