Local sports stars got into the spirit of Sport Relief
this week at St. George's Park in Burton by taking part in the
Former Nottingham Rugby star David Jackson joined ex Burton
Albion, West Brom and Derby County Defender Darren Moore to face a
series of challenges in a head to head competition against Perform
The Perform team were made up of Phil Horton the National
Perform Director, Jake Austin Perform and Club England U21
Physiotherapist and Claire Henman Perform Sports Therapist.
The teams completed 3 challenges at the Perform facility at the
National Football Centre racing 2km on Wattbikes in the Altitude
chamber at the height of Ben Nevis, testing their reactions on the
Batak board and finally they stripping down to their swim wear for
the Aqua Running Challengeover 20 lengths in a buoyancy suit.
The Perform staff ran out eventual winners claiming 2 out of the
David Jackson said "I had a great time taking part in the
Perform-athon and delighted to be raising money for such a good
cause as Sports Relief. It was my first visit to St. George's
Park and I have been blown away by the facilities that are
"We are very lucky to have such a fantastic facility available
to us in the Midlands and would encourage everyone to come and have
a look around."
Phil Horton, Perform Director, said; "Perform at St.George's
Park is our flagship sports medicine and human performance facility
in the UK, today's event has been a lot of fun for a great cause
and we hope to do more in the future."
"The Perfrom facilities at St. George's Park are accessible to
all and it is great to see more and more local members of the
community take advantage of this wonderful facility on their
For more information regarding the services provided by Perform
at St. George's Park, visit www.spireperform.com