West Australian Mountain Bike Association (WAMBA) is the state representative body for the West Australian mountain bike community.

A volunteer organisation, WAMBA works collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify, develop and sustain mountain bike experiences in Western Australia.

And also acts as a resource for clubs looking for help on trail advocacy and grants, and co-ordinates the racing calendar.

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Photo - Rider: Bryce Lanigan | Photographer: Kelly Doye

WAMBA, Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) and West Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) invite WAMBA XC and DH members Under 17 and Under 15 to nominate for the WAIS Developing Champions Program, a life skills program aimed at assisting aspiring youth athletes to gain personal development skills and progress along their high performance pathway. 

**WAMBA have 4 metropolitan and 9 regional positions available**

The course has the opportunity for face-to-face or online learning for Regional athletes. The face-to-face workshops will be conducted with BMX, Road and Track riders. 

2015 face-to-face sessions: 

  • First Event: Saturday 13 June 2015. Time: 11AM- 2.30PM. Venue: DSR Conference Room, Leederville, Perth
  • Second event: Saturday 7 November 2015

2016 events to be held approximately the same time of year.

Selection Criteria:

Selection will be based on potential, attitude and ability.

This is selection to the 2015/2016 WAIS Developing Champions program (not the WAIS Scholarship or WAMBA state teams). 

Selection Panel:

Selection will be conducted by the WAMBA Selection Panel of:

  • Paul de Klerk - appointed position (DH)
  • Graeme Adams - appointed position (XC)
  • Louise Wallace – WAMBA
  • Tony Tucknott – MTBA State Representative
  • Toby Hodgson – Westcycle

To nominate for one of the 13 positions, please reply your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 5pm Monday 11th May 2015.

The WAMBA Selection Panel will review the nominations and provide a list of 4 metropolitan and 9 regional athletes to the WAMBA Committee for approval by 18th May.

Notification of Selection:

All successful applicants will be notified by Westcycle via email.

 

An Athlete Information Page has been produced for athletes to download and print off.

An overview of the WAIS program can be found on their website - www.developingchampions.com.au

If you have further questions, please contact Toby Hodgson on 08 6336 9680.

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