Vote for the team or individual that you think most needs funding, for their chance to receive up to $1,500 from the Thermoskin Community Sports Fund!
You will also be entered in the draw to win a $200 EFTPOS Gift Card!
With a total pool of $10,000 available plus a gift of Thermoskin’s Plantar FXT Calf Socks, 2016 winners will be decided upon by a panel of 4 judges including Melanie Wright (Australian Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder in Swimming), Sharelle McMahon (former Australian Netballer), Brett Emerton (ex-Socceroo) and Thermoskin CEO Matthew Symington.
Shortlisted entries will be based on quality of application, why the funds are needed, value to the community/individual, and number of votes received by the public, so start voting now and make your contribution!
To find out more on how your voting contributes, please visit our Terms & Conditions. Thermoskin Community Sports Fund Recipients will be announced on the Thermoskin website and Facebook page.
Voting: 4th – 25th May 2016
Recipients Announced: 6th June 2016
Voting has now finished.
Recipients will be announced on 6th June 2016.
Channa who is now 15 started skating when she was 2. She began playing inline hockey at local club level, for West Logan Inline Hockey Club (Hillcrest, Brisbane), when she was 6.She began coaching at 12 and has her Level 1 Coaching Certificate. She has represented Qld in both mixed sex teams and as a junior women's player. This year she will represent Australia in the Junior Women's Inline Hockey Team. Inline hockey is a semi-contact sport similar to ice hockey, but played on rollerblades. Boys and girls can play in same sex teams at any level. It is usually played indoors on a wooden or cement floor. Protective gear such as helmet, elbow guards, knee/shin guards and gloves are compulsory along with rollerblades. Mouthguards and "boxes" are optional. Players use sticks to push/pass a puck between players of their team in the aim of scoring in the oppositions net.
Value to the Individual
Every Thursday night from February to November, from 4pm to 8.30pm is spent coaching or training at club level for the junior division. Sundays mornings are devoted to coaching and playing games at club level for the junior division. Senior training is 8.30pm - 9.30pm on a Thursday night and senior games are on a Wednesday night. Channa is able this year to play both divisions. Channa also works at Digi Roller Skating Rink ( at least 2, 3hour shift every weekend). She is a regular recreational skater with her friends on a Friday night. Skating is her life. This sport has taught her to communicate well with children, parents and other adults; to be committed, resilient and self-reliant; to be a team player and to accept new (and often less skilled players) into the sport/team; the importance for time management when combining a training schedule with school/assignments.
Why the funds are needed
$300+ Uniforms (coverpants, jersey, polo shirt and shorts) $3450 Accommodation and tournament fees $987 Return flight Total Cost $4700+
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