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Zero to Hero – Sophie’s Story

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Zero to Hero – Sophie’s Story

RAF Sport isn’t just for those already playing high-level sport. SAC Sophie Wodecki is a great example of this, having developed a love and natural talent for a sport that she had never played before, to winning multiple events.

26th May 2022

Opportunities and Determination – Saul’s Story

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Opportunities and Determination – Saul’s Story

Having been in the RAF for 36 years in a variety of different roles at various Stations, Warrant Officer Saul Vine’s career has been full of opportunities. Whether they’ve been offered or sought out, Saul has always been determined to succeed through doing his best and making a difference. Here Saul explains how taking up a new sport a bit later in life doesn’t mean you have to stay at grass roots level and how he found himself representing the RAF in his fifties.

20th April 2022

International Women’s Day – Jennie’s Story

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International Women’s Day – Jennie’s Story

This International Women’s Day we are celebrating Chief Technician Jennie Anstey, who has been in the RAF for 20 years as an Avionics Technician.  Having served all over the world, including Afghanistan and Iraq, Jennie’s most recent deployment has been within the UK assisting with the vaccination effort. Jennie tells her story of organising ice hockey Learn to Play events to bring more people into her sport as well as being a proud team member of the only female military ice hockey team.

8th March 2022

Mike’s Story

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Mike’s Story

Sergeant Nicholson is a keen sportsman and was awarded an Individual Sports Grant last year which has helped fund training and allowed him to compete in the Armed Forces Karting Championship with his Station team.

22nd February 2022

Danny’s Story

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Danny’s Story

"I have been playing the Sports Lottery since I joined the Royal Air Force circa 2003. Throughout my first few...

14th January 2022

There is more in all of us – Max’s story

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There is more in all of us – Max’s story

"I was a keen sportsman when I first joined the RAF and at the start, I continued my civilian passion...

17th September 2021

Award winning athlete funded by RAFCF Sports Grant

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Award winning athlete funded by RAFCF Sports Grant

As the charity that supports sport and physical activities in the RAF, we are delighted...

29th July 2021

Luke’s Story

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Luke’s Story

"The military is always striving for excellence, in turn the necessity for sport is hugely important; not only for our...

21st July 2021

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Plane pull challengers at RAF Coningsby

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