Cycling

The VIS Cycling Program supports the progression of categorised track endurance and sprint cyclists through the Cycling Australia National Performance Pathway.

The VIS cycling program focusses on the Olympic Track and Paralympic disciplines, operating in partnership with Cycling Australia and Cycling Victoria to deliver support that will develop and assist identified high performance Victorian athletes and coaches to achieve excellence and success at an international level. 

The VIS Cycling Program provides high quality coaching and performance support services to achieve world class performances as part of an effective, nationally coordinated, high performance sport network. 

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Peel delivers all-time jump to win gold

January 17th, 2022

In VIS Sport, Laura Peel produced one of the highest scoring jumps of all time, as Australian road champions were crowned in Buninyong.

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.

The VIS celebrates International Day of People with Disability

December 3rd, 2021

Today the VIS acknowledges and celebrates International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD).

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: A Career Best and An Impressive Return Home

October 25th, 2021

​In VIS Sport, India Robinson pulled together a career-best result to date, as Steph Catley impressed in the Commonwealth Bank Matildas 3-1 victory over Brazil.

From crash to companions: Gillian Niven

September 20th, 2021

​When long-time VIS remedial massage therapist, Gillian Niven, travelled to Tokyo she thought she would travel home with everyone else after the closing ceremony. However, Niven’s Paralympic assignment didn’t end there as an unfortunate crash for a VIS Paralympian extended her stay, but filled it with long-lasting memories.

Becoming Paralympic champion: Emily Petricola

September 17th, 2021

In 2007, following the sudden onset of numbness throughout her body, Emily Petricola was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). She was 27. Fast forward six years, Emily is a Paralympic Champion!

Tokyo 2020: Our Paralympians Inspired the World

September 16th, 2021

From Emily Petricola smashing her own world record and winning gold at her first Paralympic Games, to Dylan Alcott OAM notching up back-to-back wheelchair tennis gold medals in the quad singles, Tokyo 2020 had it all.

It’s Go Time in Tokyo: Paralympics Preview

August 25th, 2021

After having to overcome so much adversity, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are finally here! Our Paralympians serve to remind us that anything is possible.

31 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Paralympics

August 20th, 2021

​Given the obstacles that our Victorian Institute of Sport athletes have had to overcome simply to get to the starting line, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are deserving of your attention for reasons far outweighing the simple desire of watching them go for gold.

Tokyo 2020: A Games that will be remembered forever

August 12th, 2021

From Australia storming home for a stunning victory in the women's four to the men's team pursuit guys defying all odds to bounce back after a crash on the opening night and win bronze, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be remembered forever. We're proud of our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders, not just for their impressive sporting performances, but also for the adversity that they had to overcome to get there.

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