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Advice to my younger self: Adam Basil

March 17th, 2021

​Adam Basil is a former Australian Olympic sprinter and is currently the Athletics Performance Advisor at the Victorian Institute of Sport.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Back-to-back Crystal Globes, another podium finish, and athletics duo lead the charge.

March 15th, 2021

In VIS sport, Laura Peel created history with a second Crystal Globe, Scotty James finishes on the podium again at the World Championships and Linden Hall & Jaryd Clifford led the charge at the Canberra Track Classic.

Laura Peel is Australia’s first aerial skiing double World Champion

March 11th, 2021

​Australian aerial skier Laura Peel has won gold at the FIS World Championships, performing a number of spectacular triple back somersaults to claim victory in Almaty, Kazakhstan, overnight.

THE PINNACLE: Issue 1, OCT 1990

March 11th, 2021

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Rowing squads announced, a state champion crowned and Alessia's emotional win

March 9th, 2021

In VIS sport, 16 scholarship holders selected in squads and crews for the 2021 Australian Rowing Team, the winning streak by McCaig rolls on and Imeneo crowned state champion.

VIS celebrates International Women's Day

March 8th, 2021

Marked annually on March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness about women's equality and lobby for gender parity.

Nirvana Tech supporting VIS Athletics Program

March 8th, 2021

The VIS would like to give a huge thanks to Nirvana Tech for supplying our athletes with a weights package for their current season. They have a great range of quality training equipment based here in Melbourne.

Sport, School & A Global Pandemic | Kipp Smith

March 4th, 2021

Balancing life as an elite sportsperson as well as completing your final year of school is already hard enough, and for Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) scholarship holder Kipp Smith, a global pandemic made things even more challenging.

Sian Whittaker | My journey to diagnosis

March 4th, 2021

​Every March, Endometriosis Month takes place across the world, with the aim of increasing awareness and highlighting the symptoms of this debilitating condition.

Advice to my younger self: Carrie Smith

March 3rd, 2021

Carrie Smith is a former Australian Olympic Sailor, and currently manages the Victorian Institute of Sport Sailing Program.

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