Sue Couture is an inspirational person, never ceasing to give her time to others making a difference to the local community in so many different ways. She has been a member of Harrogate Hockey Club for over 30 years and has played, coached, umpired or been on committee for all of these years. Sue is heavily involved in Harlow tennis club and the Wheel Easy cycle group. She is a Sustrans ranger, helping to keep cycle paths open and the environment clean. Until recently Sue was using her vast experience in teaching children to lead after school sports clubs in a range of Primary schools across the Harrogate district. Sue also volunteers weekly at a Paper Works, an organisation set up to give disabled adult employment opportunities. Sue is so passionate about the Olympic Games, carrying the Olympic torch would be the best way to recognise and reward her continuous contribution to society.