AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.
From 2017, the following criteria apply:
Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.
Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, skateboarding, snowboarding, table tennis, and many more.
Monday, 11 February 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport’s snowboarding ace, Scotty James, has taken out a third consecutive Halfpipe world title in Utah.
Monday, 04 February 2019
The Australian Team for the upcoming 2019 FIS World Championships has been named and includes VIS snowboarder Scotty James as well as Aerial Skiers; Laura Peel, Britt George and Gabi Ash.
Tuesday, 29 January 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.
Monday, 21 January 2019
VIS snowboarder Scotty James is looking unstoppable this snow season, with another astounding victory – this time at the Laax Open (Switzerland) on Saturday night.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Is anyone going to stop Scotty James this snowboarding season?
Monday, 10 December 2018
Victorian Institute of Sport’s Scotty James has taken out the US Grand Prix of Snowboarding at Copper Mountain in Colorado on Sunday.
Monday, 27 August 2018
The scene was set for the greatest halfpipe showdown in Winter Olympic history with VIS athlete Scotty James, two-time Olympic gold medallist Shaun White and the impressive Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano qualifying in the top three places for the PyeongChang final.
Monday, 19 February 2018
Popular young Winter Olympic flag bearer Scotty James has made Australian sporting history with the country’s first men’s snowboard medal at a Winter Olympics.
Monday, 12 February 2018
VIS snowboarder, Scotty James, led the Australian team with pride in the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games on Friday night.
Monday, 05 February 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.