Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

It's Wheely Great to Have Backing!

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

It's Wheely Great to Have Backing!

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Byline: JEZ DAVISON

CYCLISTS have struck gold after being helped to compete on the European stage.

Harrison Lightning Protection and Earthing Ltd, of Darlington, sponsored the travel costs of the British Masters Cycling Team, allowing them to compete in the European Championships in Montichiari, Northern Italy.

And the team returned triumphant with 26 medals including 11 golds.

Harrison Lightning, which has been protecting buildings and people nationally from dangerous lightning strikes for 10 years, picked up the costs of transporting the team's 20 race bikes through France and Switzerland to Italy in a 2,000 mile round trip.

Director Tony Stowe said: "It's amazing what the team has achieved.

"They have done us proud and we are pleased to have played a part in it. We like to support grassroots sport and we were delighted to have the opportunity to do this for the team.

"Rider Steve Davies is my account manager at BIB Insurance in the town and when he mentioned this to me I was only too happy to help. …

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