Your Extraordinary Stories

Woah, you Manxies really are amazing!

Here are just some of the stories which stand out to us and highlight a true Extraordinary Islander. Feel free to share these stories wide and far and if you know someone who sounds like an Extraordinary Islander and is deserving of this accolade, why not show your appreciation to them in style?

  • Jaime Amoedo

    After setting himself the challenge of walking every road in the Isle of Man to raise money for charity in 2019, father-of-two Jaime Amoedo decided to step this up during the 2020 lockdown and embark on another adventure.

  • The Fynoderee Distillery

    At the start of the pandemic, there was a huge increase in demand for one of the most sought-after products, hand sanitiser. This caused supply shortages across the globe and made it almost impossible to purchase locally, but one local business quickly stepped up to the challenge.


“This bright and colourful arc has become a symbol of hope and community spirit during these uncertain times, which is at the very heart of these awards.”