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.
I started riding mountain bikes with my dad about 3 years ago in Charity events for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and rides for Cancer research. I joined the local Bike Club and started competing in local competitions and found I wanted to advance my skills even more. I attended a training camp at the Institute of Sport in Canberra and decided I would really like to start competing at a higher level. In the first 2 years I could win local and regional races and finished in the top 10 at a National level. This last season I have finished in the top 5 at National level and managed a 2nd and a 5th at Oceanias in Queenstown, New Zealand. As a result of my success I have been selected by Mountain Biking Australia to compete in the World Championships in Czech Republic in June, 2016.
Value to the Individual
Mountain Biking has had a huge influence on my life. It has given me more confidence and stronger social skills which also reflects into my academic studies at school. I have worked hard to reach this goal and and I am extremely proud to be chosen to represent my Country at the World Championships. I travel with my whole family to all the events, both nationally and regionally and they have been a great support.
Why the funds are needed
To travel to the World Championships is at our own cost of $8,000.00 plus attend a camp in Cairns and Brisbane. While Dad and Mum have supported me greatly so far I really wanted to contribute and perhaps do some fund raising of my own to help. Our travels with mountain biking have taken us all over Australia. As well as regional and local events National rounds were this season in; Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and ACT and also the Oceanias in Queenstown New Zealand.
Mountain Biking Australia
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