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Kelly Cartwright | Open Day Ambassador

September 11, 2023

Dual Paralympian and VIS alumni, Kelly Cartwright, joins the ambassadorial team for the upcoming VIS Open Day on Wednesday 20 September.

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Liz Watson | Open Day Ambassador

September 11, 2023

Diamonds captain, Melbourne Vixens co-captain and VIS athlete, Liz Watson, has been announced as an ambassador for the Victorian Institute of Sport's (VIS) open day on Wednesday 20 September, when the institute will open its doors to members of the public.

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Cross-training camp delivers training success for VIS ‘foilers’

September 4, 2023

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) sailing staff are enjoying greater productivity and efficiency within their kite-foiling and iQFoil training programs, following a successful cross-training camp to Surfing Australia’s headquarters.

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Collis Birmingham | A Dual Career in Fatherhood and Coaching

September 1, 2023

​Father’s Day is a time to appreciate and celebrate fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as to acknowledge the importance of fathers and father figures in our lives. VIS/AA National Generation 2032 Coach, Collis Birmingham, balances his professional career with parenthood.

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Paris 2024 Paralympics | One Year-to-Go

August 28, 2023

Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) athletes and staff are preparing towards the Paris 2024 Paralympics. Since inception in 1990, the VIS has contributed to the success of 42 Summer Paralympic Champions winning 56 gold medals across 9 sports.

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Magnificent Montag

August 24, 2023

Jemima Montag won Australia's first medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, walking her way to silver in the women's 20-kilometre walk – her greatest sporting achievement to date. Yet her achievements extend much further than the track, being a natural born leader sharing her experiences with other young athletes, whilst balancing a medical degree and passions outside of sport.

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Hannah Every-Hall appointed VIS General Manager High Performance

August 23, 2023

Olympian Hannah Every-Hall to join the VIS in the position of General Manager High Performance, bringing a wealth of experience as an athlete, coach, scientist and manager.

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It’s Healthy Bones Action Week

August 21, 2023

The VIS is celebrating Healthy Bones Action Week to raise awareness and educate athletes and the Victorian community on the importance of maintaining strong bones for both physical performance and daily health.

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Thriving in a Flourishing Environment

August 18, 2023

The VIS is the home to a crop of exceptionally talented middle-distance runners; Abbey Caldwell, Catriona Bisset and Linden Hall. We caught up with Caldwell ahead of the upcoming World Championships to learn more about her progression onto the world stage and how the relationship with her Australian teammates has helped her thrive.

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Sport Science Traineeship – Applications now open

August 17, 2023

The VIS Performance Science Department are offering an exciting opportunity for Exercise and Sport Science students / graduates seeking to gain valuable, practical experience in supporting the preparation of elite athletes in a high performance environment. VIS Performance Analyst, Milli Bilson, came through the traineeship program and is now working across various sports.

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