NSW Regional Academies of Sport Cycling Road Camp

The Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS) is hosting a Cycling Road Camp in Bathurst from Sunday 10 to Wednesday 13 April 2016.   The camp is being run in conjunction with Cycling NSW and will be part of an exciting weekend of cycling, which includes the NSW Hill Climb Championships and criterium races and the annual B2B road race.

The camp is being supported by Bathurst Daybreak Rotary Club and Bathurst Regional Council.

Cyclists aged 12-17 years, from the Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra, North Coast, South East Region, Western Sydney, Sydney, Tamworth and Wagga will be joining the Western Region Academy of Sport athletes for the camp.  A total of 66 athletes and coaches will be in attendance for the 4 day camp.

It will be a busy time for the athletes with training sessions, workshops and road rides.

Two of the biggest names in cycling in Australia, NSW Institute of Sport coaches Bradley McGee and Ben Kersten will head up the coaching staff.  They will be joined by Tom Dawson from Cycling NSW, WRAS coaches Toireasa Gallagher, Vaughn Eather and Marion Renshaw and other State and Academy coaching staff.

WRAS cyclists attending are:

  • Bathurst: Eliza Bennett and Kalinda Robinson
  • Dubbo: Daniel Barber, Dylan Eather, Kurt Eather, Luke Ensor and Haylee Fuller
  • Lithgow: Emily Watts
  • Mudgee: Lachlan Burke

WRAS head cycling coach Toireasa Gallagher said ‘The camp will top off a big weekend of cycling in Bathurst.  It will bring together the best junior cyclists and junior coaches from throughout NSW (including Brad and Ben from the NSW Institute of Sport) for a week of learning and the opportunity to take their skills to a higher level’.

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