Athletics Squad off to a Flying Start with Sportstrap

Jacqui Watt - Stawell GiftWith the 2011 Stawell Gift only weeks away, Sportstrap is proud to announce our sponsorship support for Mick Benoit’s Ballarat Athletics Squad.

So far this year, Mick Benoits squad has been competing in many events in the Australian Gift Sprinting Circuit, with great success. They now are focusing their attention to preparing to compete in the highly prized 2011 Stawell Gift, which is known as the Richest Footrace in Australia, and is the jewel crown in the Victorian Athletic League.

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The squad trains at various locations around Ballarat, including Llanberris Reserve (which is synthetic track), City Oval and the Botanical Gardens. Micks squad includes 2010 Women’s Stawell Gift winner Jacqui Watt, Kim Ludbrook, Myles Medwell, Ryan Benoit, Dave Fenollar and Nick Emmerton.

Jacqui Watt, who competes in the 120 metre events, said:

“I have used Sportstrap Sports Tape for the past 12 months to help support my feet, and it has worked a treat”.

“Racing competitively, it has helped me to get through some very big days of racing”, said the 2010 Stawell Gift Winner.

So far this year, the Squad members have made various gift  finals, including Rye and Temora, NSW, where Jacqui Watt finished 4th and 6th in respective Finals.

So Sportstrap would like to wish all the athletes in Micks Benoit’s Athletics Squad the best of luck at Stawell and the remaining athetics season.

Go get ’em Guys and Girls!!!

Mick Benoit Athletics Squad

Front left: Mick Benoit (coach), Ryan Benoit, Jacqui Watt, Jason Forster(masseur)

Back left: Dave Fenollar and Nick Emmerton