Applications for Female Riders Race Team 2018 line-up now being accepted
Want to ride for Female Riders Race Team in 2018?
2017 was a great year for the team with our riders performing well at international and national events in XC, downhill and enduro mountain biking. Bex Barona scored a top ten finish in the Enduro World Series, Cairn Bell competed in her first senior UCI Downhill World Cups, Polly Henderson won the PMBA Enduro Series and Elena Melton won the Scottish Downhill Series - to name just a few highlights.
If you want to apply, read through the list below and send through your answers and any supporting files to the email address below. You will need to demonstrate a high level of riding.
What are you most proud of in the last 12 months?
How has racing gone to date? Results & opinions
What races are you planning on doing next year?
What are your best tricks?
What do you think needs most work in terms of your current riding capabilities? (no score associated with this, it is so we can review how we can best support you)
What social media platforms are you on? What is your favourite for sharing bike related posts?
Which social media post (including blogs and videos) are you most proud of to date?
Current sponsors / help from bike shops / brands etc (no score associated with this, it is for our information only)
Where in the UK do you live? (so we can review how we can best support you)
What is your date of birth?
Do you get involved with any coaching / mentoring / assisting beginner and/or younger riders? Give examples
Commitment to racing past
Commitment to racing future
Race results 2016, 2017
Potential for race results future
Social media accounts which platforms, what type of posts (video scores most highly, then blogs of race reports and product reviews, photos, tweets; use of one platform very effectively scores better than number of social media platforms engaged with)
Ability to convey a passion for ridding and having fun on a bike
Willingness to try other mtb disciplines other than main focus
Fit with the team in terms of personality
Fit with the team in terms of race disciplines and race events/series
Riders relationship with other teams / sponsors
EMAIL your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org any additional information such as Rider CVs and media links will also be considered. Submitting an application will not guarantee a place on the team, the application period will close on 05.01.18