The partnership approach involves collaboration between VIS, RA, RV and the two Melbourne based Performance Clubs, Mercantile Rowing Club and Melbourne University Boat Club, with the aim to develop categorised athletes within the national pathway and progress them towards the Rowing Australian National Training Centres.
Historically the Victoria has been a dominant force in the Australian rowing landscape, with sustained success in national and international competition and a large representation on the national team at benchmark events.
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), Rowing Australia (RA) and Rowing Victoria (RV) are delighted to announce the appointment of Noel Donaldson as the VIS / Victorian Performance Pathway (VPP) Rowing Head Coach.
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Australia’s para-rowers had a strong start to their international season over the weekend, with the Australian Para-rowing Team taking home four gold medals, four silver medals and a bronze medal at the FISA International Para-Rowing Regatta.
Monday, 06 May 2019
The VIS congratulates Olympic rowing champion, Kim Brennan, on her appointment as a Deputy Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020.
Monday, 01 April 2019
The 2019 Rowing National Championships saw many VIS athletes place with encouraging results.
Sunday, 17 March 2019
Fourteen VIS scholarship holders have been named in the Australian Rowing Team that will compete at World Rowing Cups 2 and 3.
Monday, 05 November 2018
Dual VIS Award of Excellence winner, Olympic gold medallist and two-time World Champion, Kim Brennan, formally announced her retirement from rowing on Saturday night.
Monday, 15 October 2018
'Persistence beats resistance' for Ginn who will join Oarsome Foursome teammates in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
The 2018 World Rowing Championships concluded with VIS having scholarship holders in three podium finishing teams, including the Women’s Eight, Men’s Eight and Women’s Coxless Four in Plovdiv, Bulgaria over the weekend.
Monday, 30 July 2018
Ria Thompson has finished fifth at the 2018 World Rowing U23 Championships in the Women’s Double Scull with Harriet Hudson.
Monday, 02 July 2018
VIS rower Skyla Froebel was a part of the Women’s Eight and Women’s Four who placed second to New Zealand on both occasions in tough head winds and choppy waters.
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- Lucy Stephan & Katrina Werry – 1st Place, Women’s Coxless Four
- Angus Widdecombe & James Rook – 2nd Place, Men’s Coxed Pair (Non-Olympic Class)
- Alice Arch – 2nd Place Lightweight Women’s Quad (Non-Olympic Class)
- Lucy Stephan & Katrina Werry – 1st Place, Women’s Four, 2017 FISA World Cup II, Poznan, POL & 2017 FISA World Cup III, Lucerne, SWI.
- Josh Booth & Josh Dunkley-Smith – 1st Place, Men’s Pair, 2017 Holland Bekker Regatta, Amsterdam & 2nd Place, Men’s Pair, 2017 Henley Royal Regatta, London.
- Liam Donald – 1st Place, U23 Men’s Four, 2017 FISA U23 World Championships, Bulgaria.
- Fergus Hamilton – 1st Place, Junior Men’s Double Scull, 2017 FISA Junior World Championships, Lithuania.
- Tim Masters & James Rook – 2nd Place, Men’s Eight, 2017 FISA World Cup III, Lucerne, SWI.
- Alice Arch – 1st Place, Lightweight Women’s Quad (non-Olympic class), 2017 FISA World Cup III, Lucerne, SWI.
- Joshua Dunkley-Smith broke the long-standing world record for the 2km Ergo with a time of 5.35.8
2016 Rio Olympic Games
▪ Joshua Booth, Joshua Dunkley-Smith & Will Lockwood – Men’s Coxless Four - Silver
▪ Karsten Forsterling – Men’s Quad Scull - Silver
▪ Jennifer Cleary – Women’s Quad Scull