Northern Lights Player Shares Her IC14 Dream For Athletic Health Prize
Friday, August 23 2013 @ 12:19 PM ACST
Contributed by: Tobietta Rhyman
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.