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2024 Cycling BC Targeted Athlete Criteria Announced and Applications Open 

Cycling BC is excited to unveil the selection criteria for targeted athletes and coaches in Cycling BC’s High Performance Program. 

In collaboration with the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, Cycling BC developed these criteria to provide athletes and coaches with a standardized set of metrics applicable across various sports, alongside unique benchmarks tailored specifically for Cycling BC athletes.

To be eligible, athletes must:

  • Be a member in good standing with Cycling BC
  • Have a designated coach and a yearly training plan
  • Participate or be available for Cycling BC programming
  • Para athletes must be classified to compete
  • Complete CCES Anti-Doping Training
  • Complete Safe Sport Training

Athlete selection will consider, among other factors, performance benchmarks, testing data, training plans, technical proficiency, and mental performance skills. 

Those chosen for Cycling BC’s High Performance Program will enjoy enhanced services, support, benefits, and opportunities courtesy of Cycling BC, the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, and Pacific Sport.

These perks include:

  • Subsidized participation in training camps
  • Involvement in high-caliber competition projects with financial support
  • Coaching assistance
  • Grants and bursaries
  • Access to discounted products and services
  • Educational opportunities, and more.

Applications are currently open until January 20, 2024, with athlete selections based on performances from the preceding 12 months.

Please review the full Cycling BC Targeted Athlete Selection Criteria for more details and complete the Targeted Athlete Application Form before the deadline.

For any inquiries regarding the criteria and selection process, feel free to contact Cycling BC’s Athlete Development Manager