As a part of the National Junior Development programme, BikeNZ will be giving a team of 12 riders the opportunity to ride as a part of a New Zealand team, at the Canberra Tour, 9-11th of May, 2014.
The BikeNZ Junior Development Selection Panel will be selecting a team of a maximum of 12 riders to attend the Championships, as a part of a New Zealand Team.
“The Canberra tour is a great stepping stone in your junior development. You will get to compete alongside Australia's top riders on a testing circuit that has launched the careers past New Zealand and Australian rider's our aim is to carry on this proud tradition. Pulling on the silver fern will be a very proud moment for you, your parents and coaches,” said John Rippon, National U17 Road Coach.
If you think you have achieved good enough results to be selected then submit an expression of interest to Amy Taylor by March 21st, 2014 (firstname.lastname@example.org). This expression of interest must include:
1. A cover letter explaining why you should be selected and your full contact details.
2. A list of your last 12-months of results relevant to selection to represent New Zealand.
The expression of interest must come from riders and cannot be submitted by parents, or coaches.
Please note that riders must completely self-fund these championships and the anticipated cost is $2,900-4,500. Riders must be a New Zealand Citizen with a current New Zealand passport.