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.

Rest In Peace Alex "Chumpy" Pullin

July 8th, 2020

All at the Victorian Institute of Sport are deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Alex “Chumpy” Pullin.

Wellbeing Tip | Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected

May 6th, 2020

Victorian Institute of Sport athletes from eight different sports will help increase awareness around suicide prevention as part of the Australian Institute of Sport and Lifeline Australia’s impactful community engagement program, Lifeline Community Custodians. The athletes will encourage anyone who needs support to reach out and ask for help.

Scotty seals undefeated season with US Open win

March 4th, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s very own Scotty James has completed a remarkable undefeated season with a victory in the halfpipe at the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships.

James wins his third Halfpipe World Championship

February 11th, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s snowboarding ace, Scotty James, has taken out a third consecutive Halfpipe world title in Utah.

Scotty Unstoppable

January 29th, 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Scotty James is again the name everyone is talking about after an insane run saw him win X Games gold in the men’s superpipe event in Aspen on the weekend.

No stopping Scotty

December 19th, 2018

Is anyone going to stop Scotty James this snowboarding season?

James starts season in style

December 10th, 2018

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Scotty James has taken out the US Grand Prix of Snowboarding at Copper Mountain in Colorado on Sunday.


November 29th, 2018

Scotty James carves his name into VIS history as the first snowboarder to win the Award of Excellence

2018 Winter Olympics: Guide and Preview for PyeongChang

February 8th, 2018

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang starting tomorrow, here’s everything you need to know

Scotty soars to X Games silver

February 5th, 2018

A score of 98.00 wasn’t enough for Scotty James to go back-to-back at the X Games, with Japan’s Ayumu Hirano scoring 99.00 in the final round to win gold in Aspen last week.

Scotty James

1st Men’s Halfpipe, 2019 FIS World Championships, Park City USA

1st Men’s Halfpipe, 2019 X-Games, Aspen USA

1st Men’s Halfpipe, 2019 US Open Championships, Colorado, USA

1st Men’s Halfpipe, 2018 Dew Tour, Colorado, USA

1st Men’s Halfpipe, 2018 FIS World Cup, Laax SWI

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