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Balancing Year 12 whilst preparing for Tokyo

Today

​Balancing life as an elite athlete with your Year 12 studies can be challenging at the best of times. And with the Tokyo Paralympics around the corner, life for Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) scholarship holder Col Pearse is about to get even more challenging.

Instagram Takeover: Alec Danelutti

Yesterday

BMX Freestyle is an adrenaline-fuelled form of cycling that sees cyclists perform a series of outrageous tricks and jumps, taking place over a series of ramps and large obstacles, all set up within a 30mx50m park. Athletes complete two one-minute runs each, looking to impress judges with the difficulty, originality, style, flow, risk, height and execution of their tricks.

The VIS and Gymnastics

Yesterday

The Australian Human Right’s Commission has published its Report on the Independent Review into Gymnastics in Australia (2021). The findings of the Report are extremely concerning and distressing. Any form of abuse in any sport training program is unacceptable and is not tolerated by the Victorian Institute of Sport.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Evglevski spoils the part, as Lynch re-joins the Hockeyroos squad

Yesterday

​In VIS Sport, Sergei Evglevski took out the men's 10m Air Pistol at the Brisbane International Shooting Centre, whilst Rachael Lynch has re-joined the 2021 Hockeyroos squad.

Career. It’s more than just a job.

May 16th, 2021

National Careers Week is an initiative of the Career Industry Council of Australia and aims to celebrate careers, career development, career development services, and career development practitioners and to promote the economic, social and personal benefits of career development.

14 Aussie Skaters pushing toward Tokyo

May 13th, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics has been delayed by an entire year, fraught with false starts, cancelled qualifying events and endless confusion from World Skate, but it’s finally set to go ahead on July 23, 2021. This means that skateboarding will finally make its Olympic debut. So, in an era of travel restrictions, quarantines and vaccinations, how’s it all going to unfold for the Australians looking to qualify for Tokyo? Here’s what we know so far.

Stacia Strain appointed Jillaroos Head Coach

May 13th, 2021

Former Hockeyroo Stacia Strain is the new Head Coach of Australia’s Under 21 Women’s Hockey Squad, the Jillaroos.

Balancing motherhood and elite coaching

May 9th, 2021

Mother's Day celebrates motherhood and the contribution of mothers in society.

Farhan Juhari | Working with elite athletes during Ramadan

May 7th, 2021

Victorian Institute of Sport Strength and Conditioning Coach Farhan Juhari has been coaching some of Victoria's best elite athletes whilst also celebrating the Islamic holy month, Ramadan.

World-class Geoff Henke Winter Olympic Training Centre officially opens in Brisbane

May 6th, 2021

The Geoff Henke Olympic Winter Training Centre has officially opened in Brisbane’s Sleeman Centre, with Federal Minister for Sport Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Queensland Minister for Sport Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe MP, and AOC President John Coates AC launching the world-class international freestyle skiing facility.

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