West Vic Academy of Sport representatives have taught Horsham College students about strength and conditioning during workshops on Friday.
Chris Radford, a former Horsham College student, put youngsters enrolled in the college’s peak performance program through a series of warm-up exercises and stretches to educate them about injury prevention.
Brad Saunders and Hayley Wilson, who are among the first to win scholarships with the Victorian Institute of Sport's new skateboarding program, are on the shortlist for Australia’s first Olympic team in the sport at Tokyo in 2020.
FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athletes and Bacchus Marsh Grammar students, Graeme Frislie and Elizabeth Nuspan, have enjoyed success at the National Under 19 Track Championships in Brisbane.
Cycling Australia’s premier National Track meeting was staged at the Anna Meares Velodrome in Brisbane, earlier this month. The venue will also play host to the Track Cycling events at this year’s upcoming Commonwealth Games in April.
FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport athlete Ruby Rothman has been awarded a John Fitzgerald Scholarship by the prestigious Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne.
Thirteen-year-old, Rothman, from Maryborough, is the first FedUni WestVic Academy of Sport tennis athlete to receive a John Fitzgerald Scholarship, since the Academy’s inception.
The duration of the scholarship is for five years. As a scholarship holder, Rothman will receive additional specialist coaching, conditioning, mentoring, career and education advice and sport science and sports medicine services, from key personnel at the exclusive club.
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