The ŠKODA DSI Cycling Academy has opened its yearly application process, seeking three new female riders to join its ranks.

Under the mentorship of Dame Sarah Storey, Britain’s most successful Paralympian, the Academy offers a year-long, inclusive programme for cyclists aged between 18 and 24 to maximise their potential within the sport.

The application process begins with an online form in which prospective riders must provide details about their cycling experience, training schedules and cycling ambitions.

A shortlist will then be drawn up, with potential Academy riders invited to a testing day at the Lee Valley VeloPark on Monday 28 March.

Video: Go behind the scenes with the ŠKODA DSI Cycling Academy when they joined Dame Sarah Storey at the 2021 Tour of Britain

Think you’ve got what it takes? Click here to apply.