KRUSH Grassroots Scholarship

Australia’s premium bike care ambassadors KRUSH have teamed up with Sea Otter Australia to launch the new KRUSH Grassroots Scholarship Program, with supporting partners Bikecorp, FIST Handwear, Pushys Online, Ridemore, Gravity Oz, and scholarship ambassadors Caroline Buchanan and Baxter Maiwald.

The KRUSH Grassroots Scholarship will offer an amazing opportunity, providing essential tools and industry support for developing Australian riders.
 
Total Scholarship value $8,000.00+ 
- One-on-one mentoring sessions with Caroline Buchanan & Baxter Maiwald*
- Gravity Oz Coaching session**
- A years worth supply of KRUSH bike care products
- $1000 Bikecorp credit for Michelin tyres, Orange Seal Tyre Sealant, Tannus, Ezi Grip, Lizard Skins, Super B Tools and more
- $1000 Pushys Online store card credit and discounts
- $500 of FIST Handwear & apparel 
- PLUS $2000 financial support as a contribute to travel expenses, race entry fees and other race expenses.
 
*The exclusive one-on-one mentoring sessions will be lead by ambassadors; trail builder, Junior National Champion and Canyon Team Rider Baxter Maiwald (VIC); and 8x BMX & Mountain Bike World Champion and 2x Olympian Caroline Buchanan (ACT).
 
**Whilst coaching sessions will be offered courtesy of Gravity Oz founder Shannon Rademaker. Shannon holds the highest level of professional coaching accreditation in Australia as a PMBIA L3 advanced athlete coach with over 15 years experience.
 
Scholarships will be awarded to two Junior Australian riders (1 x female and 1 x male) over the course of the Sea Otter Australia weekend in October 2022, selected by our scholarship ambassadors and industry representatives.
 
Successful Applicants will be selected based on…
1.     Ability to satisfy all of the application criteria. 
2.    Competitive race results at the Sea Otter Classic. 
3.    Demonstrate good sportsmanship, enthusiasm, ambition and dedication via their application and participation at Sea Otter Australia events.
 
Application Criteria:
1.     Applicants must be registered to compete in at least one discipline (Mountain, Gravel or Road) at Sea Otter Australia.
2.     Applicant must be between 12 and 19 years of age (as at 28 September, 2022) - anyone under the age of 18 years will require parental/guardian consent to accept this scholarship.
3.     Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
The program will also offer Encouragement Awards to 2x promising young riders to support their growth and development in the sport.
 
Encouragement Award value $1,000.00
KRUSH bike care products
Pushys Online store card credit and discounts
Fist Handwear & apparel
Bikecorp credit
 
Application Dates: OPEN 28 June 2021 / CLOSE 28 Sep 2022.
Applications can only be submitted online via the below application form...
 
Good Luck!

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* 1. Rider Details:

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* 2. Please list races entered at Sea Otter Australia 2022:

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* 3. In 150 words or less, please detail why you deserve this scholarship?

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* 4. How would this scholarship change your riding opportunities?

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* 5. Please add me to the KRUSH newsletter?

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