Gymnastics coach stranded in Sri Lanka

Al Armitage flew out on March 10 to help set up a gymnastics and swimming teacher facility for children in the southern province.

He was accompanied by his former pupil, 20-year-old Sophie Fretwell, who took time out from her university studies to volunteer.

“I had the perfect window to help. I wanted to give Al something back after the 17 years he has given me,” said Sophie. …

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Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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