Seven Queenslanders to train at MA Elite Rider Camp

Seven Queenslanders to train at MA Elite Rider Camp

Author: Media/Wednesday, May 06, 2015/Categories: State News

Seven Queenslanders will train at the Gold Coast in June as part of Motorycling Australia’s (MA) new Elite Performance Academy.


This year’s 15 rider squad will include:

NAME

STATE

DISCIPLINE

Rhys Budd

New South Wales

Motocross

Mitchell Evans

Queensland

Motocross

Riley Dukes

New South Wales

Motocross

Fraser Higlett

Queensland

Enduro

Ben Kearns

New South Wales

Enduro

Wil Ruprecht

New South Wales

Enduro

Michael Driscoll

New South Wales

Enduro

Jaimon Lidsey

Victoria

Speedway

Brody Eves

Queensland

Speedway

Max Whale

Queensland

Dirt Track

Billy Van Eerde

Queensland

Dirt Track

Broc Pearson

Queensland

Road Race

Tom Edwards

New South Wales

Road Race

Nicholas Liminton

South Australia

Road Race

Lachlan Taylor

Queensland

Road Race

 

National Development Officer Laurence Miller says the selected squad would be exposed to elite level practice in the areas of sports science, sports psychology and athletic preparation during the initial camp.
 
“Each of the selected squad members have been identified as the most talented young riders in the country within their given disciplines, and they should be congratulated on their achievement of making the squad,” says Miller.
 
“The camp will be multi-faceted and varied, and each rider will be provided with the best resources available to further develop their all-round skill set and build on their undoubted potential.
 
“The aim of the EPA is about creating a pathway for our young Aussie riders to eventually shine on the international stage, and this is the first step in that process.”
 
Miller said a selection process would take place after the initial camp to determine the final Elite Performance Academy squad, with those selected to be invited to an advanced follow-up camp in September.
 
“From the first camp, we will select eight riders who will make up our inaugural EPA squad,” Miller said.
 
“Those who make the final squad will have demonstrated in the initial camp that they can excel when placed in an elite sporting environment and that they have adapted to the level expected of high performance athletes.”

The squad will take place on June 12 - 14, 2015.

 
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