2003 BC Athletics Awards 

Executive of the Year

VANCOUVER THUNDERBIRDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
John Bird
Graeme Fell
Bruce Miller
Ken Newbert
Sharlene Ridgeway

Hosted:
The Fred Rowell Relays (an event of the Vancouver Olympic Club)
Longest Day 10 km Road Race
Pre-provincial High School Cross Country Champs meet Saints vs Thunderbirds
BC High School Cross Country Championships
1400 competitors participated in events hosted by the Vancouver Thunderbirds in 2003

Club Membership:
Club membership has increased from 52 to 72 in one year

Club Development:
The Board has built a club business model that is creating employment in Track & Field, currently employing 4 people on a part time basis

Athlete Development:
The Board has contributed to athlete development through financial and equipment support services.
8 athletes on the 8 BC teams
2 on National Teams
2 Cdn Records Dan Mezheritsky Cdn Jnr Dec Record twice
1 World Best Performance for Double Decathlon Reidar Zapf-Gilje

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