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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.

Golden return for Scott in Deer Valley

February 8th, 2021

Australia’s Danielle Scott has returned to aerial skiing competition in the best possible way, taking the gold medal in Deer Valley, USA, her first event since the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Montag ready to tackle issues for women and girls in sport as IOC Young Leader

February 5th, 2021

After being selected for Tokyo 2020, Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Jemima Montag can now also add IOC Young Leader to her resume after being chosen from a pool of 3,000 applicants for the prestigious program.

Scotty James wins sixth X Games medal with silver in Aspen

February 1st, 2021

Scotty James has come agonisingly close to winning his third straight X Games gold, claiming the silver medal in the superpipe event in Aspen, Colorado (USA) today. The podium performance is the sixth X Games superpipe medal of his decorated snowboarding career.

Clifford breaks world record

January 29th, 2021

Often when world records are broken the obsession is with performance rather than the person, but the opposite rings true for Paralympian Jaryd Clifford - such is the calibre of the man.

5 things to consider when packing your lunch box

January 29th, 2021

As many people start to return to work and schools resume after a summer break, its back to getting organised and packing lunch boxes.

Robinson takes out prestigious Zatopek:10 title

January 29th, 2021

Seven years after winning his first Zatopek:10 VIS scholarship holder Brett Robinson (Nic BIdeau) was crowned the Australian Men’s 10,000m national champion for 2020 after taking out the title in a time of 28:00.25, ahead of fellow scholarship holder Jack Rayner (Nic Bideau) in second place (28:13.42).

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