Weekend Wrap

Weekend Wrap

Shooting

In a very close final at the International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup, VIS supported James Willett hit 37 out of 50 targets to claim the bronze medal in Changwon, South Korea last week.

 

Sport Climbing

VIS’ Oceana Mackenzie continued her successful 2019 climbing season, making it into the Semi Finals for her second time this year at a Bouldering World Cup. Mackeznie finished in 17th after a tough semi-final in Munich, Germany.

 

Boxing

VIS’ Kristy Harris won gold in the women’s 54kg category at the Boxam Elite Tournament in Castellon de la Plana, Spain last week.

 

Athletics

VIS’ Brooke Stratton left it to the last round to jump 6.66m and win gold in the women’s Long Jump in Osaka at the Golden Grand Prix on the weekend.

 

Surfing

VIS’ Nikki Van Dijk is through to the Quarterfinals at the World Surf League event in Bali. Van Dijk cruised her way through the round of 16 knocking out Brazil’s Tatiana Weston-Webb with a 10.6 and will now face fellow Australian Bronte Macaulay.

 

Para Cycling 

At the weekend’s second round of the 2019 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup, the Australian team won six gold, which included dual gold to VIS’ Carol Cooke (T2), a silver to Hannah Macdougall (C4), Stuart Tripp (MH5) and Em Petricola (C4).

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WEEKEND WRITE-UP: PBs, New Records & A Return to the Winners List

March 1st, 2021

In VIS sport, Jemima Montag records a 41 second PB matched with a Victorian record, Robinson finds her way back onto the winners list and the cyclists battle it out at Madison Nationals.

Magnificent Seven for Dylan Alcott

February 18th, 2021

Lifting Grand Slam trophies never gets old for Dylan Alcott.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Alcott into seventh Aus Open Final, Stratton records seasons best & Cooke wins eleventh title

February 15th, 2021

In VIS sport, Dylan Alcott will aim to keep an unbeaten Australian Open record alive, Brooke Stratton took out the Women's Long jump with a new seasons best, Carol Cooke won an eleventh straight road title and Doug Crawford narrowly missed out on advancing in his World Championship debut.

Face to Face Again | Carol Cooke AM

February 10th, 2021

This week for the first time in almost a year I had a speaking gig, in person, face to face. In the last year I have done a number of gigs but because of Covid-19 they have all be virtual. That’s okay but it certainly isn’t the same as being face to face with your audience. To be able to gage their body language, their facial expressions, or how much you have them interested in your story is so much easier when you are in the same room and not looking at them on a screen.

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