Weekend Wrap

Skateboarding

At her biggest domestic event of the year, VIS skateboarder Shanae Collins took out second position in the Van Park Series Continental Championships event at Five Dock in Sydney on Sunday.  

Diving

VIS’ Anabelle Smith continued her impressive FINA Grand Prix form, winning silver in the 10m Synchro Platform event at Mission Viejo, California. However this time she teamed up with Melissa Wu, the first time the duo have competed as a pair.

Hockey

VIS hockey duo, Max Hendry and Kiran Arunasalam, have been selected in the Australia ‘A’ team to play two matches against India on the 10th and 13th May in Perth.

 

Lawn Bowls

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Barrie Lester took out the Ultimate Bowls Championship earlier this month.

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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.

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May 16th, 2021

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