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We’re proud to announce the 2018 Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards will support up to three young cyclists with AUD$1,000 of financial assistance each to help them in their development.
This cause was close to Mark’s heart. He loved to see young cyclists develop – from behind the lens – through the ranks of cycling; from local, through juniors, at state level, to national series, and onto development teams, and through to the Pro Tour teams.
Mark was fortunate to witness their growth, their strength, their ability to move forward after the setbacks or accidents, and their passion and determination, and their will to succeed. Cycling can often be a self funded sport, and it’s a hard slog to manage training, events, good nutrition with school, uni and part time work, and a bit of help from Mum and Dad. That’s how the Young Cyclist Assistance can help – with AUD$1,000 to take some of the financial pressure off.
Nominations for Young Cyclist Assistance from the 2018 Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards are open from November 30, 2018.
To qualify for one of up to three AUD$1,000 Young Cyclist Assistance packages, you need to;
To be awarded one of up to three AUD$1,000 Young Cyclist Assistance packages, all you need to do is;
This year we are proud to announce that Marianne Vos will be the third and independent judge. Marianne has done it all; she’s claimed the titles of World Champion, Olympic Champion, she’s exceptional in multi disciples and she currently a Pro Cyclist for WaowDeals Pro Cycling Team. We’re excited to have Marianne join the team, she brings the voice and experience in all aspects of the sport.
The selection of the 2018 Young Cyclist Assistance recipients involves;
It is a somewhat subjective process, but it will be a fair one that will select cyclists that Mark would have wanted to see the money go to.
Good luck to all our Young Cyclists and we wish you well in your careers.
Mark wanted to give back to the cycling community. And even now that he’s gone, these awards help enable this vision of his. There is still time to donate to help fund cancer research. We have partnered with Tour de Cure and you can help by donating directly. Thank you.