Skateboarding

The VIS Individual Athlete Scholarships are offered annually to athletes from sports which do not have a VIS Tier 1 program. The program features a range of Australia’s leading high performance athletes across numerous Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth sports.

The athletes, who are all achieving excellent results in senior national and international competition, are able to access the full range of comprehensive performance services as well as utilising the outstanding training and recovery facilities at the VIS headquarters at Lakeside Stadium.

Tokyo 2020: Day Three Preview

July 26th, 2021

After a weekend full of Olympic Sport, we take a look at what's in store for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders on Day Three.

Tokyo 2020: Day Three Review

July 26th, 2021

As we reach the end of Day Three we take a look at how our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders went across their events.

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Review

July 25th, 2021

What a weekend of sport! As we reach the end of Day Two we take a look at how our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders have been going.

Tokyo 2020: Weekend Preview

July 23rd, 2021

We're excited for tonight's Opening Ceremony and weekend full of Olympic Sport. Here's everything you need to know about our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders competing this weekend. Let The Games Begin!

It's Tokyo Time: Preview

July 21st, 2021

52 Victorian Institute of Sport athletes selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

July 12th, 2021

​​The Victorian Institute of Sport is proud to announce that 52 scholarship holders have been selected to represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Skaters Ready to Shred at Olympic Debut

July 2nd, 2021

The Australian Olympic Committee has named two Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders in the Australian Olympic Skateboarding Team for Tokyo, as the sport gets set to make its debut. 

14 Aussie Skaters pushing toward Tokyo

May 13th, 2021

The Tokyo Olympics has been delayed by an entire year, fraught with false starts, cancelled qualifying events and endless confusion from World Skate, but it’s finally set to go ahead on July 23, 2021. This means that skateboarding will finally make its Olympic debut. So, in an era of travel restrictions, quarantines and vaccinations, how’s it all going to unfold for the Australians looking to qualify for Tokyo? Here’s what we know so far.

WEEKEND WRITE-UP: Three Selected for Tokyo and Three National Swimming Champions

April 20th, 2021

In VIS sport, three track and field athletes were selected to the Tokyo 2020 team, whilst our swimmers went head-to-head at national championships.

VIS SPORT: UPDATES ON THE EVENTS CANCELLED/POSTPONED

March 16th, 2020

The sporting calendar has been heavily impacted by the global coronavirus outbreak.

Bradley Saunders 

8th Graz Skate World Cup, Graz, AUT

2nd - Australian Wildcard for X Games Qualifier

16th - X Games - Sydney

Hayley Wilson

6th - X Games – Minneapolis, USA

6th - X Games – Sydney

2nd - X Games Women’s Street Finals, Shanghai, CHN

2nd – Street League World Skate Women’s Finals, London, ENG

* World Skateboard Olympic Qualifying Ranking – 2nd

Rob Leeds Performance Manager (Pathways)

Nerissa Turner Senior Performance Coordinator (Pathways)

Elaine Bo Sports Dietitian

Harry Brennan Physical Preparation/Sport Science Manager

Josh Ferguson Sports Physiotherapist

Steve Hawkins Lead Physiotherapist

Sara Heasly Performance Lifestyle Adviser

Dr Greg Hickey Sports Medicine Physician

Kate Mcgillivray Sports Physiotherapist

Gillian Niven Soft Tissue Therapist

Ebonie Rio Sports Physiotherapist

Mark Spargo Sports Psychologist

Dr Patrick Sunderland Sports Medicine Registrar

Jono Wallace-Smith Physical Preparation Coach

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