The boy is back!
We performed quite a few kata during our morning beach training, to the front of Sam is the Bulgarian chief Instructor.
Sam had the honour of leading in the England team, despite it having the union flag and not the George cross on it.
Above: Sam with the England banner
Sam has bags of potential which I am sure will be realised over the next few years, at only eleven years old it is all in front of him.
Above: Sam borrows some medals and trys them for size
Sam seemed to do more than his fair share for international relations, his biggest fan was one of the bar maids at the sports village, who was fascinated by Sam's "lovely blue eyes" ...uck!
Above: Sam with his No1 Italian Fan
Sam uses the 2 hour boat trip to Venice to chat to his increasing fan club.
Above: Sam with Jackie from Ireland
Above: Sam and Liz
Above: Becks, Sam and Claire (from Ireland)
Above: Sam selects a boat for entertaining
Above: Sam meets a new fan in Venice
Above: Sam with some more fans
I am sure Sam is now taller than Sensei Helen, but not in Italy, Helen brings him down to size.
Above: Sam and Sensei Helen
Sam, you will soon have to start your own international fan club to keep up with all your admirers.Click on the yellow button below to return to the "HOME" page