Calling all riders aged 12-19! KRUSH Grassroots Scholarship will be offering an amazing opportunity providing essential tools and industry support for developing Australian riders. 

Alongside the likes of Sea Otter, Bikecorp and Pushy’s, the team at FIST Handwear are stoked to be apart of providing an amazing opportunity for our developing youth in the Australian biking industry. 

In the wake of the last 18 months of uncertainty, there has been a huge surge in recreational riding, creating some exciting potential for the sport. Cycling events all across Australia have seen some unprecedented numbers and participation, particularly when it comes to the youth age group. 

With the hype for the biking industry hitting the global scale, the KRUSH Grassroots Scholarship, in collaboration with Sea Otter Australia could not have come at a better time. 

The KRUSH Scholarship program, valued at over $8000, includes one on one mentoring with the legends Caroline Buchanan and Baxter Maiwald, Gravity Oz Coaching session, A years supply of KRUSH bike care products, $1000 Bikecorp credit, $1000 Pushy’s Online store card credit and discounts, $1000 worth of FIST Handwear and apparel and $2000 of financial support as a contribution to travel expenses, race entry fees and other race related expenses.

Two Junior Australian riders will be awarded the scholarship at the Sea Otter Australia weekend this year in Canberra from the 1-4 October. This inaugural celebration of cycling event will also see two promising young riders awarded with encouragement awards to support their growth and development in the sport. 

If you’re aged between 12-19, and are entered in at least one discipline at the Sea Otter Australia event, you could be in with a chance to be a part of one of these amazing opportunities. Head to the KRUSH website for more info. Applications are open now, and close on the 1st of October so get in quick!