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28th Jun, 2022

Rising Bromsgrove sports stars urged to apply to new funding scheme fronted by Olympians

RISING sports stars in Bromsgrove are being urged to apply for funding through a sponsorship scheme fronted by Olympians.

Up-and-coming athletes can become ‘Sporting Champions’ and gain much-needed support as part of the programme.

Everyone Active’s Sporting Champions Scheme, now heading into its sixth year, has helped thousands of athletes achieve their potential by providing free access to the operator’s 200+ leisure facilities across the country, including Bromsgrove Sport and Leisure Centre.

The window for applications opens on April 1 and runs until April 30.

This year will see the official relaunch of the scheme, welcoming on board several Elite athletes set to be revealed on the Sporting Champions Instagram page .

The talented line-up includes Olympians and Paralympians, whose experience and expertise will help to mentor and support those accepted onto the scheme.

Sporting Champions will also receive free unlimited access to the Everyone on Demand app, providing them with more than 500,000 at-home workouts from leading fitness brands, including WithU, Flex and Les Mills on Demand.

Olympic silver medalist Colin Jackson will continue to support the scheme through his ambassador role, working alongside the newly-appointed Elite athletes to make sport more accessible within local communities.

Alongside some of Team GB’s top talent, he will play an integral part in providing both one-to-one and group mentoring sessions throughout the year.

He said he was proud to be involved.

“The Sporting Champions scheme has helped thousands of up-and-coming athletes to achieve their sporting dreams and I can’t wait to see what this year’s intake go on to achieve.”

Applicants should follow the Sporting Champions Instagram page  for further updates on how to apply.

The online application form will be open from next Friday, April 1.


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