BMX PROGRAM

The Academy’s BMX Program provides quality athlete development opportunities for talented young athletes in the western Sydney region. In partnership with AusCycling, the program provides development opportunities for athletes in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development, preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.

Duration:  April – October

Venues: TBC

The Program will comprise of technical development opportunities, athlete education, sports science and fitness elements for Academy scholarship holders. The Program aims to prepare athletes for progression to higher levels of individual performance and achievement, specifically selection into State squads.

2021 BMX SQUAD

Milan BRADSHAW (Sydney BMX Club) Ethan GEELAN (Castle Hill BMX Club)
Amelia CLARE (Blue Mountains BMX Club) Charlie MASTERS (Hawkesbury Hornets BMX Club)
Aaron (AJ) DONALD (Hawkesbury Hornets BMX Club) Baylee PAGE (Penrith BMX Club)
Danielle FLEMING (Penrith BMX Club) Kasy SALIBA (Hawkesbury Hornets BMX Club)
Nicola FLEMING (Penrith BMX Club) Cooper THOMPSON (Castle Hill BMX Club)

To be eligible to nominate for a scholarship within the Academy’s 2021 BMX Program, athletes must be: 

  • Born between 2003 – 2008;
  • A current financial member of a local BMX Club affiliated with Aus Cycling;
  • Committed to progressing to higher levels of representation within the sport of BMX;
  • Currently residing within the Local Government Areas of Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Cumberland, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, Penrith or The Hills.

An athlete levy of $400 is applicable to athletes, which assists in meeting the costs of the Program. This will be advised at the time of nominations.

In addition to regular scheduled training sessions, the following benefits will apply to athletes selected within the WSAS BMX Program: 

  • Access to first-class training facilities;
  • Athlete education program including seminars provided by specialists in nutrition, sports psychology, cyber safety, integrity in sport and injury management & prevention;
  • Access to online portals for ASADA and other relevant websites;
  • Insight into what it takes to become a professional athlete;
  • Identification and training methods to correct technique;
  • Academy athlete uniform clothing;
  • Free access to Fit 4 All gym located in Penrith;
  • Ability to nominate for the annual Woolworths Athlete Scholarship;
  • Access to the Team App Academy communication system;
  • A discount on services provided by Sydney West Sports Medicine.

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