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Northern Lights Player Shares Her IC14 Dream For Athletic Health Prize

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Toronto based Northern Lights player Renee Tong has found a novel way to help raise so money to compete in next year’s International Cup: A contest where the winner is awarded $10,000 towards their athletic dream.

The competition is being run by Canadian wellbeing and supplements company Genuine Health. Each entrant writes about their athletic dream and the $10,000 prize is awarded to the athlete with the highest number of votes. The competition ends on August 31st.

Renee hopes that with help from the international football community she will win the competition and be able to travel to Australia to compete in the International Cup. As well as travel and accommodation costs for Australia, also hopes to use the money to travel across Canada to national competitions so she can gain more experience and become a more competitive player. The prize money will also cover the training, nutrition and physio programme she has set to lead up to IC14.

If you would like to help Tong achieve her dream of playing for her country, please click here to vote for her and read her story here.

More information about Tong’s aspirations and her Australian Football journey so far can be found in this article in local newspaper Inside Toronto.

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Northern Lights Player Shares Her IC14 Dream For Athletic Health Prize
Authored by: Shane Hendrickson on Tuesday, August 27 2013 @ 06:19 PM ACST

It'll be a real shame for team Canada if she can't make it to IC14. I've been playing with Renee at the Central Blues for about a month and she is amazing. Puts me shame. Make sure you get around her to you can see for yourself in Melbourne!

Northern Lights Player Shares Her IC14 Dream For Athletic Health Prize
Authored by: Shane Hendrickson on Tuesday, August 27 2013 @ 06:22 PM ACST

 Also, she's coming second to an equestrian girl. That's not even a real sport!

Northern Lights Player Shares Her IC14 Dream For Athletic Health Prize
Authored by: Jarren on Sunday, September 08 2013 @ 05:27 AM ACST

For those interested. Renee has given a recorded interview on BigFooty, which can be found here http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/threads/bigfooty-podcast-talks-to-northern-lights-canada-player-renee-tong.1030327/#post-29999097