LITHUANIAN GEELONG COMMUNITY
The Lithuanian Geelong Community provides social, cultural and recreational activities for members of the Lithuanian ethnic community and interested others. The community has been operating since 1949 with over 700 people living in the Geelong region. Rebecca participated in national folk dancing and the scout group in her youth. The Lithuanian Community has provided Rebecca with generous financial assistance since 2014.
GEELONG LITHUANIAN SPORTS CLUB VYTIS
The Geelong Lithuanian Sports Club Vytis has been active in the Geelong community for more than sixty years. The club has a rich history of sporting excellence locally, nationally and internationally having competed in the 9th Lithuanian World Games in Klaipėda in 2013. Rebecca has been a member of the club since she was a junior athlete and represented the club in basketball while living in Geelong.
The club has provided Rebecca with generous financial assistance since 2014.
Oakley is the undisputed market leader in sports performance eyewear. I am very lucky to have the support of Oakley who provide eyewear while I am both on the track and road. My sunnies of choice are the RadarLock Path. Visit the Oakley Australia website to view their full range and to find your nearest stockist.
Cycling Australia is the national governing body for cycling in Australia, and is responsible for running the National High Performance program. I have been a member of the national track team since January 2013 and am fortunate to receive professional coaching, access to training facilities, equipment, clothing, sports science and sports medicine, domestic and international travel, accommodation and food while training and competing with the team.
To find out more about the Australian National Women’s Endurance Cycling Program or to view my rider profile, visit the Cycling Australia website.
ACT ACADEMY OF SPORT
The ACT Academy of Sport provides the resources and support to develop ‘world class’ talent with the aim to deliver athletes into the Australian Institute of Sport and National High Performance programs. I have been fortunate to be involved with the ACTAS cycling program since March 2011. To find out more about the ACT Academy of Sport and their programs, visit their website.
THE PODIATRY STUDIO
The Podiatry Studio are experts in orthotics, sports injuries and general foot pain. Director and principal podiatrist David Visockis has been looking after my feet since I was a junior track runner. While I don’t have any major biomechanical issues, I wear custom carbon-fiber orthotics in my cycling shoes to ensure my feet are supported and completely stable, allowing me to transfer all of my power through the pedals.
The Podiatry Studio is located in Blackwood, South Australia. To find out more about the clinic and their services, visit The Podiatry Studio website.
Craig Weaver has been fixing bodies for more than 20 years. He is based in Geelong, and works with both athletes and in workplaces across Victoria preventing and treating injuries. Craig has a unique style that incorporated elements of osteopathy, massage and Bowen therapy. He has previously worked with the Geelong Football Club and the Lithuanian Cycling Team. Bodyfix has kept my body in working order since I was a junior runner and his hands continue to work magic.
Geelong Logistics is a family owned small business servicing the Geelong and District areas, as well as Melbourne and Regional Victoria. They specialise in door to door deliveries, hire vehicles and road transport solutions. To find out more about Geelong Logistics and their services, visit the Geelong Logistics website.
I am so grateful to the generous individuals who have provided financial assistance for me to chase my dreams. I am glad to have you along for the ride. Thank you!