AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.
From 2017, the following criteria apply:
Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.
Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, skateboarding, snowboarding, table tennis, and many more.
Monday, 27 August 2018
The scene was set for the greatest halfpipe showdown in Winter Olympic history with VIS athlete Scotty James, two-time Olympic gold medallist Shaun White and the impressive Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano qualifying in the top three places for the PyeongChang final.
Monday, 19 February 2018
Popular young Winter Olympic flag bearer Scotty James has made Australian sporting history with the country’s first men’s snowboard medal at a Winter Olympics.
Monday, 12 February 2018
VIS snowboarder, Scotty James, led the Australian team with pride in the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on Friday night.
Monday, 05 February 2018
A score of 98.00 wasn’t enough for Scotty James to go back-to-back at the X Games, with Japan’s Ayumu Hirano scoring 99.00 in the final round to win gold in Aspen last week.
Monday, 15 January 2018
Scotty James has won silver at the Halfpipe World Cup finals in Snowmass, Colorado in what commentators described as the “most impressive event in the history of Snowboarding”.
Monday, 18 December 2017
VIS Snowboarder, Scotty James, won silver in the halfpipe at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Monday, 11 December 2017
VIS snowboarder, Scotty James, opened his season at Copper Mountain for the start of the World Cup series, over the weekend.
Sunday, 30 April 2017
VIS athlete, Scotty James, won the male athlete of the year award at the Ski and Snowboard Australia Awards.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Scotty James has won back-to-back halfpipe world titles with an emphatic victory at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships on Sunday morning.
Monday, 06 March 2017
Scotty James qualified for the Burton US Open final at the top of the leader board but wasn’t able hold off fast finishing Olympic hero, Shaun White.