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 am a Para Shot Putter (Single below knee paralysis) I began in October of 2014 after a tackle on the Gridiron field in June of 2014 left my left leg paralysed. I compete for Athletics Chilwell in Geelong. In this short time I have Won Gold in the Vic Country Championships in both 2015 & 2016. I have also won back to back GOLD in the Victorian Championship State Titles in 2015 & 2016. I have qualified for Nationals and with plenty of hard work and training I hope to podium finish. I have also competed at the International IPC World Athletics Grand Prix where I finished 5th with a PB in my event. Big things to come
Value to the Individual
Sport has always been the driving force on which I have based the rest of my life on. Setting goals, achieving them and setting some more all with the vision of being a champion. Sport empowers me to be better. Sport has opened new opportunities and gives me a platform to lift others around me. It provides me the chance to just be proud of what I can achieve and be inspired by those who have been before me. Sport shows you what people are really made of and provides life long lessons. I just love sport....especially Shot Put...I love that alot!
Why the funds are needed
2 x Indoor Shotput @ $85ea = $170 1 x Throwing Shoes @ $165ea = $165 10 wks Winter Training at Functional Result Training Centre @ $165. TOTAL = $500 I need to maximise my Off-Season Winter training. Due to poor weather and the difficulty of throwing in a wet circle with leg paralysis, I look to move some of my winter throwing training sessions indoors. I believe this will help me reach my full potential.
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