The VIS Aerial Skiing program is a talent transfer program, recruiting athletes from an acrobatic background and teaching them to ski and jump on snow.
The program is run in partnership with the Olympic Winter Institute and Ski & Snowboard Australia, with the program identifying and recruiting athletes who have an acrobatic background, with the long term aim of developing them into World Cup and Olympic level aerial skiers. The Aerial Skiing program now has access to a year round world class training facility at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane. The program is in a great position as we head towards the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Peel, Scott and Ash selected for BeijingJanuary 25th, 2022
Reigning world champion Laura Peel and multiple World Cup medallist Danielle Scott have both been named to represent Australia in their third Winter Olympics, with Gabi Ash set to make her Games debut in Beijing.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Peel delivers all-time jump to win goldJanuary 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 CurlingDecember 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 BeijingDecember 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.
The VIS Family is about to expandAugust 10th, 2021
Come and join our world class team
International Day of Yoga: Lydia LassilaJune 21st, 2021
Victorian Institute of Sport Alumni Lydia Lassila spent most of her life as an elite athlete and credits one thing that helped prolong her career in sport as well as live a better life, Yoga.
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”.
WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Back-to-back Crystal Globes, another podium finish, and athletics duo lead the charge.March 15th, 2021
In VIS sport, Laura Peel created history with a second Crystal Globe, Scotty James finishes on the podium again at the World Championships and Linden Hall & Jaryd Clifford led the charge at the Canberra Track Classic.
Laura Peel is Australia’s first aerial skiing double World ChampionMarch 11th, 2021
Australian aerial skier Laura Peel has won gold at the FIS World Championships, performing a number of spectacular triple back somersaults to claim victory in Almaty, Kazakhstan, overnight.
Golden return for Scott in Deer ValleyFebruary 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.
Olympic Winter Institute of Australia
Ski and Snowboard Australia