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, 21 October 2019
VIS surfer Nikki Van Dijk is through to the Quarter Finals of the WSL Rip Curl Pro Portugal. Van Dijk scored 12.40 to beat American Courtney Conologue by 0.06 points.
Monday, 30 September 2019
VIS athlete Xavier Huxtable finished third at the Hydralyte Sports Surf Series, qualifying for the WSL World Junior Titles
Monday, 16 September 2019
Nikki Van Dijk competed as a member of the gold medal winning Team Australia at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games.
Monday, 09 September 2019
VIS athlete Nikki van Dijk is competing for Australia alongside teammates Sally Fitzgibbons and Stephanie Gilmore in the women’s team event at the World Surfing Games at Miyasaki in Japan.
Monday, 12 August 2019
VIS Future Talent athlete India Robinson won the Open Shortboard title at the 2019 SAE Group Australian Surf Championships over the weekend.
Monday, 17 June 2019
Nikki Van Dijk has been named to represent Australia at the International Surfing Association’s World Surfing Games, “in what is the strongest Aussie team ever assembled for the event”
Monday, 27 May 2019
On an epic final day at the Corona Bali Protected, VIS’ Nikki van Dijk fell agonisingly short to the eventual event winner, Stephanie Gilmore, in the women’s semi-final.
Monday, 29 April 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport Future Talent surfer, Xavier Huxtable, placed second at the Hydralite Sports Surf Series in Cronulla, finishing with a 13.80 heat total.
Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Victorian Institute of Sport Future Talent surfer, Xavier Huxtable nearly pulled off one of the biggest scalps of his short World Surf League career falling short to Kelly Slater by half a point at Bells Beach last week.
Monday, 14 January 2019
VIS teenager Xavier Huxtable secured his maiden World Surf League win yesterday at the Hydralyte Sports Pro Junior on Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island.