Victorian Institute of Sport

Snowboarding

Athletes with an individual scholarship, compete in sports which do not have a Tier 1 sports program with the VIS.

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.

 

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James wins his third Halfpipe World Championship

Monday, 11 February 2019

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

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2019 FIS World Championships

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.

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Scotty Unstoppable

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.

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James goes massive

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.

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No stopping Scotty

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Is anyone going to stop Scotty James this snowboarding season?

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James starts season in style

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.

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Scotty James: "I'm just getting started."

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.

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Scotty James takes bronze in men's halfpipe

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.

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Scotty James named Australia's flag bearer for PyeongChang

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.

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Scotty soars to X Games silver

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.

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