Charlie Bowers £500 Bursary Timelines: History of Realise



A teenager, with a passion for canoeing, was supported by Realise charity, as he targeted a place in future Olympics. Chris Bowers, aged 16, from Newcastle, applied for a bursary of £500 towards his new boat. Since then in 2018, Chris competed at the World Championships in Rio where he won gold in the Men’s K1 Team event with Joe Clarke and Bradley Forbes-Cryans.