Victorian Institute of Sport

Rachel Lyons

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometime, courage is the little voice at the end of the day saying "I will try again tomorrow.""

Personal details

DOB:
2/10/1995
Hometown:
Birmingham, England
Current Residence:
Clarence Park, SA
Occupation:
Waitress
Nickname:
Reckless Rach
Hobbies:
Reading, history/archaeology, gymnastics coaching/judging
Ambition:
Beijing Winter Olympic Games 2022

Sporting Details

Sport:
Aerial Skiing
Teams:
Flying Kangaroos, JETS Gym

Sporting Achievements

  • 2008-2012 - SA Gymnastics State Champion
  • 2011 - Third overall at Australian National Championships and National Clubs Competitions
  • 2013 - Flying Kangaroos Aerial Skiing Development Program

2016/17 Highlights

  • First back full twists off water ramps
  • First snow jumping camp involving inverted flips, Ruka, Finland

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