Vote now for your favourite Team or Individual

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

Total Votes:   2

Michael Byrne


Australian Para Badminton / International Tournament (Ireland)

State / Area:

NSW / Regional

Funding Requested


Voting has now finished.

Recipients will be announced on 6th June 2016.

About Michael Byrne

Para-Badminton is for disabled competitors, it is one of the largest disabled sports in the world but has a very small contingency in Australia (growing) Para-Badminton is very recently been accepted into the Para-Olympics. this a great opportunity for the group of disabled badminton players to show the world there high level of skill

Value to the Individual

Badminton has been a great sport for me in recent years, after losing my leg at the age of 20 there was very few sports that I did compete in before my accident that I can now It has given me a great opportunity to represent my community (Regional NSW) state and Country and with tis funding I hope to firstly compete in the international tournament and secondly get involved with the promotion and coaching of the sport for the younger generation of badminton and para-badminton players

Why the funds are needed

Travel Costs / airfare / Tournament Entry


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