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Monday, 30 January 2017

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Para-Skiing-Our New World Champion

Years of hard work and dedication have paid off for Para-Alpine skier Mitch Gourley, with the VIS athlete winning the 2017 “Super Combined” at the Wold Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.

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Hamilton awarded white jersey

Lucas Hamilton was awarded the best young rider, while Simon Gerrans finished runner up in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Sunday.

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Alcott wins third consecutive Australian Open

2015 VIS Award of Excellence winner Dylan Alcott has taken out the Australian Open wheelchair tennis title for a third straight year, winning the final in straight sets.

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James takes gold at X Games

The northern hemisphere winter is certainly being kind to our VIS athletes with Scotty James winning gold at the other big snow event, the X Games in Aspen.

Sunday, 29 January 2017

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Sinnott sensational in Myanmar

Todd Sinnott has continued the long and proud VIS tradition of producing winners on the professional golf circuit with his breakthrough win in Asia.

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World Champs in sight for Robinson & Mitchell

In form distance runner Brett Robinson has secured a berth on the Australian team for the World Cross Country Championships to be held in Uganda in May.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

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Leadership Insight | Team visualisation

Team visualisation is an important element for team development and coaches need to understand the concept and purpose of visualisation and the techniques used to visual for team performance.

Friday, 27 January 2017

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Kennedy appointed Diving Program Manager

The VIS are pleased to announce the appointment of Belinda Kennedy to the Diving Program Manager role.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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UniSA stuns rich and fancied rivals

An amateur national wildcard team thrown together on the eve of the Tour Down Under has upstaged professional squads with $20 million budgets to be ranked No.1 in the world.

Monday, 23 January 2017

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Scotty snags silver

VIS athlete Scotty James snagged silver at one of the world’s biggest snowboard competitions, the Laax Open in Switzerland over the weekend.

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