If anyone is looking for sponsorship, I got an email from Active.com today with a link to the following info. The site seems to be reputable. Ed Burke was affiliated with them before his death.
Calling all runners, cyclists, triathletes and adventure racers... do you have what it takes to be a sponsored athlete? If so, we're excited to announce that the Active Sports Marketing Group is NOW RECRUITING 750 athletes for our 2003 elite athlete teams.
Who Makes the Cut?
ASMG is looking for top age-group or overall performers who will compete in a minimum of six events in the U.S. next year. We're looking for high-energy, positive brand ambassadors who will actively promote our sponsors' products? We want athletes who are positive role models in their communities and who work hard to promote their sport and inspire fellow athletes. If you feel you're a top candidate for our sponsored athlete teams, we want YOU!
Year supply of sponsor's product
Cash payments for generating brand exposure
Complimentary sponsor-branded sports apparel
Free Active Advantage Membership
Exclusive product offers and possibilities to test new sports equipment
Wear/use product during training and competition
Positively promote sponsor products to the world
Strive to generate exposure for sponsor's brand
Application deadline is Feb 15, 2003.
Note: Our sponsored athlete application is detailed you must complete your online application within 10 minutes. We recommend your print out the application first, prepare your answers and when you are ready proceed through the online form.
All athletes will be notified of their sponsorship status by March 15, 2003.