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.
Badminton is an Olympic and Commonwealth Games Sport. It is growing in popularity in Australia and Queensland. In 2017 Queensland will host the Sudirman Cup, which is the World Mixed Teams Championships. It is the largest and most prestigious tournament in Teams Badminton. In 2018, Badminton will also be part of the Commonwealth Games held on the Gold Coast. Wendy is highly likely to be in both Australian Teams at these events.
Value to the Individual
Wendy started playing Badminton from 13 years of age and has represented both her state and country many times. Wendy is an extremely talented badminton player, and a past National and Oceania Champion. She currently self funds herself to compete on the world circuit. In the past 12 months Wendy has competed in 18 International tournaments in an attempt to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Wendy is currently ranked 87 in the world for Ladies Singles, with her highest ranking being 55 in November 2015. Wendy is Australia's leading women badminton player.
Why the funds are needed
Wendy is currently competing on the world circuit trying to qualify for the Olympics. Funds are needed to assist her with traveling to overseas competition, and to obtain training whilst overseas.
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