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Careers Week | Beyond the stage with Sarah Thompson

May 13, 2024

Sarah Thompson's journey from ballet to high-performance sports offers a unique perspective on athlete welfare. As a former ballerina turned Performance Lifestyle Adviser at the Victorian Institute of Sport, Thompson's experience navigating the demands of professional dance informs her approach to supporting VIS athletes.

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The Wellbeing Nexus

April 4, 2024

Deakin University in collaboration with the Victorian Institute of Sport has researched the role of Performance Lifestyle Advisers (PLAs) and how the profession in holistic athlete wellbeing contributes to high performance outcomes for Australia.

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Inspiring inclusion to 'Play On' with Jemima Montag

March 5, 2024

Racewalking sensation Jemima Montag has a mission to breakdown barriers for girls participating in sport through her 'Play On' initiative. With a group of VIS female athlete ambassadors, Montag is creating a legacy of empowerment for future generations of women.

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Resilience and Perseverance: Lina Lei's Journey to Paralympic Table Tennis Success

November 27, 2023

VIS Para table tennis scholarship holder, Lina Lei's story is one of dedication to a single sport and two countries. Lei has lived in Australia for seven years, after migrating from China, but 2023 is her 29th year as a professional table tennis athlete.

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Surf Life Saving to Triathlon | Zoe Clarke's Transition

November 9, 2023

The Victorian Institute of Sport and Triathlon Australia's High Performance Program are looking for talented athletes for the sport of Triathlon* to work towards achieving medal outcomes at the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games. VIS scholarship athlete, Zoe Clarke, transitioned into triathlon from Surf Life Saving.

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From Interns and Athletes to Professionals

October 23, 2023

Life at the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) begins differently for everyone, but the high-performance atmosphere and the wealth of opportunities it provides often leave an indelible mark on those who walk through its doors.

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Fuelling for Endurance Events

October 8, 2023

The Melbourne Marathon is less than a week away and the fun run season is upon us. VIS Sports Dietitian, Jess Rothwell, works with our athletic program including elite endurance athletes. She shares her insights into understanding nutrition planning for long distance events.

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Striving for Paris with Kate McDonald

September 29, 2023

​Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) Artistic Gymnast, Kate McDonald, is hoping to secure a ticket to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris with a strong performance at the Artistic Gymnastic World Championships which begin in Antwerp Saturday 30 September.

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VIS Open Day Wrap Up

September 21, 2023

Over 1000 people poured through the doors of the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) at Lakeside Stadium on September 20, marking a successful return for the institute's first open day in over four years.

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Magnificent Montag

August 24, 2023

Jemima Montag won Australia's first medal at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, walking her way to silver in the women's 20-kilometre walk – her greatest sporting achievement to date. Yet her achievements extend much further than the track, being a natural born leader sharing her experiences with other young athletes, whilst balancing a medical degree and passions outside of sport.

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