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Monday, 04 March 2019

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Scotty seals undefeated season with US Open win

Victorian Institute of Sport’s very own Scotty James has completed a remarkable undefeated season with a victory in the halfpipe at the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships.

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Murray etches his name into history books

VIS golfer Zach Murray has become the 100th New Zealand Open Golf Champion and the first player to win wire-to-wire since Sir Bob Charles in 1954.

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Peel winds back the clock

Victorian Institute of Sport’s veteran aerialist Laura Peel won her first FIS Freestyle World Cup gold medals since 2012 over the weekend with her performance in China at Shimao Lotus Mountain Resort.

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Smith "just getting started"

VIS’ Anabelle Smith has started her 2019 diving campaign well, winning bronze on the first day of the opening leg of FINA Diving World Series.

Sunday, 03 March 2019

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Nutrition Tip | Vitamin D

Vitamin D can be obtained entirely through skin exposure to sunlight which is an easy feat for athletes and exercisers who are based outdoors. Athletes who are indoor athletes have higher rates of low vitamin D. When vitamin D is low, extra dietary sources with some more sun exposure, can assist in brining those levels back into the range.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

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Aerial Skiing Program Recruitment

The VIS Aerial Skiing Program is recruiting retired female gymnasts with a strong desire to pursue a high performance sporting career and compete at the highest international level.

Monday, 25 February 2019

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VIS Cyclists dominate the 2019 Victorian Track Championships

Taking place at the DISC Velodrome in Melbourne, the 2019 Victorian Track Championships ITT produced some great results for the Victorian Institute of Sport cyclists.

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Nutrition Tip | Milk

Low fat, no fat, full cream, high calcium, high protein, soy, light, skim, omega 3, high calcium with vitamin D and folate, or extra dollop?

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Diver bronze in Aus Champs

VIS distance runner, Sinead Diver, was looking to claim the 5000m/10,000m National Championships double after she took out Zatopek late last year, but instead had to settle for bronze defeated by an unstoppable Melissa Duncan.

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Peel and Wilcox win bronze

The FIS Freestyle Aerials World Cup was held in the Belarus capital of Minsk which saw the Victorian Institute of Sport’s duo, Laura Peel and Abbey Wilcox, finish with a bronze medal for Team Australia in Sunday’s Syncro event.

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