The Australian Sports Commission’s (ASC) National Talent Identification and Development (NTID) program and Cycling Australia (CA) is seeking women to compete in time trial road cycling for Australia in pursuit of
The NTID program is looking for talented female athletes who possess powerful leg speed and great stamina and endurance needed to race in time trial cycling at the Olympic level. Time trial cycling requires special qualities including mental toughness, passion and determination to race fast over the 25-30 km course.
The NTID program aims to find and fast track medal prospects with the ability to compete for Australia in time trial road cycling in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics and beyond.
Talented elite athletes from all sports with the right attributes and qualities will be considered and assessed to make the switch to time trial road cycling. Successful athletes will be provided with leading coaching and sport science support and valuable experience in competition at the state, national and international levels.
Do you have what it takes to compete for Australia in elite road cycling time trialling? The NTID are looking for females aged between 17 and 27 years ideally with:
- a background in endurance sports such as (but not limited to) cycling, triathlon, rowing, swimming or distance running.
- the passion to be an elite cyclist
- the dedication to join an elite development training squad
- the desire to be an Australian Olympian.
Successful athletes will enjoy numerous benefits including:
- superior coaching
- sports science monitoring
- training camps
- national and international competition experience at the required standards.
To register your interest, please email email@example.com or log on to www.ausport.gov.au/talent by no later than 13 February 2009.