Curling

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

VIS 'crucial' in Hewitt's Beijing dream

January 17th, 2022

​Dean Hewitt insists that the multidisciplinary team at the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) is a “crucial” reason as to why he’s about to create history and become one of Australia’s first ever Winter Olympic curlers with his teammate Tahli Gill.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Historic week for Australian Curling

December 13th, 2021

In VIS sport, Dean Hewitt and his curling partner secured Australia its first ever Olympic quota spot in curling, as the Aussie aerial skiers produced gold and silver in Finland.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Building up to Beijing

December 6th, 2021

​In VIS Sport, the aerial skiing World Cup season has commenced in Ruka, Finland, as Dean Hewitt and his curling Mixed Doubles partner Tahli Gill begin their historic quest for Olympic qualification.

Celebrating Father's Day: Dave Crosbee

September 5th, 2021

​The celebration of Father’s Day reminds us about both the importance and the challenges of fatherhood.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Webster confirmed in Australian team, as 3x3 team get ready to take on qualifiers

May 24th, 2021

In VIS sport, Rowie Webster has been announced in the Australian Olympic Team, whilst Bec Cole and her 3x3 Australian Team get ready to take on the qualifying event. Nikki van Dijk knocked off seven-time world champion Steph Gilmore, as Liz Cambage brought up 2,000 career points.

Instagram Takeover: Dean Hewitt

May 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.

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