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- Friday 17th of February, 2017, at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
- GV Hotel – Cabaret Room, High St, Shepparton
Ticket sales close at 3pm on Friday 17 Febuary
Last minute tickets available from Holly - 0439 346 841
Ticket and meal $99
Ticket $69 (no meal included and 6.45pm start)
- Riverlinks Box Office: 03 5832 9511
An evening with Anna Meares – Australia’s most successful track cyclist MC’d by SBS’s cycling commentator David McKenzie.
Featuring the short film GLEASON – a hit documentary from 2016 Sundance film festival
‘How to Prepare Like a Pro’ is an event that brings high profile sports people to our region that offers
- Our community a rare opportunity to meet them,
- The chance to listen to their life stories and success in sport,
- Knowledge on their top tips on preparing to be the best you can be for competing.
Don’t compete in any sports, no worries. ‘How to Prepare Like a Pro’ is still an amazing event to attend to listen to the story of a champion.
A ‘Mini Expo’ will also be presented; designed to showcase local businesses who can equip guests with products and knowledge to help them “Prepare Like a Pro.”
The evening will conclude with a Q&A panel which is proposed to be:
- Anna Meares – Olympic Cyclist,
- Mitch Docker – Orica GreenEDGE Cyclist, (TBC)
- Ryan Houlihan – Retired AFL Carlton Footballer – 200 games (TBC) and
- Miah Franzmann – Iron Women Champion
A little about Anna Meares
With recent events at 2016 Rio Olympics Anna secured her 6th Olympic medal in 4 Olympic Games becoming:
- Australia’s most successful Olympic track cyclist
- The only women in the world to medal in all 4 sprint events at the Olympic Games
- The only Australian athlete to medal individually at four consecutive games with Rio’s bronze medal in the Keirin being her 5th individual medal
Anna Meares is one of Australia's favourite sporting heroes and one of the most talented athletes in the world. She is a three-time Olympian, two-time Olympic champion (gold and silver in London, gold and bronze in Athens, and silver in Beijing), ten-time world champion across four different events, four-time Commonwealth Games champion, and current world champion in two events (the team sprint and the keirin).
Anna is also a 29-time Australian track champion; and has won 18 world championship medals. In the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Anna won a record three gold medals and set three new Commonwealth Records along the way. Apart from this, she has many other accomplishments to her credit including being awarded the Order of Australia medal at the age of 20, and being the first woman to win gold for Australia in track cycling at the Olympics. She is also the winner of Australian Cyclist of the Year - 2008, People's Choice Cyclist of the Year - 2008 and 2011 (nudging out Cadel Evans in the year he became the first Australian to win Le Tour de France), AIS Athlete of the Year - 2007 and 2011, and Australian Elite Female Track Cyclist of the Year - 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPETITION
Win a ticket to How to Prepare Like a Pro! To enter, record a video of yourself outling:
- Why you would like to meet Anna Meares
- One or two questions you would like to ask Anna
- Why you should be chosen to attend How to Prepare Like a Pro
Upload your video to the MyoCycles Facebook page by Friday 27 January for your chance to win! Download the flyer below for further information.