Success in Life after SportMay 20th, 2021
Freestyle aerial skiing is one of the most spectacular sports ever invented: “something like diving, something like gymnastics, something like throwing yourself off a cliff”.
Instagram Takeover: Jaryd CliffordMay 19th, 2021
World Champion, World Record Holder, World Best - All this at just 21 years of age, whilst also studying at university.
Instagram Takeover: Kipp SmithMay 19th, 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 scholarship holder Kipp Smith, a global pandemic made things even more challenging.
Instagram Takeover: Dean HewittMay 18th, 2021
Curling runs in the blood for champ Dean Hewitt, who is the second generation in his family to take on the Olympic sport.
Balancing Year 12 whilst preparing for TokyoMay 18th, 2021
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 DaneluttiMay 17th, 2021
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 GymnasticsMay 17th, 2021
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 squadMay 17th, 2021
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 TokyoMay 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.