The IAS Athletes and Programs have been in full swing to start the year with January already featuring countless great results. Additionally, there were training camps, the first of the education sessions, some fitness testing and much more.
Hearing from our athletes is one of the best parts of being part involved in the Illawarra Academy of Sport. So send in your blog posts and we'll get them online.
Our latest post is again from prolific poster and master of all things media, skateboarder, Kieran Woolley.
The IAS squad performed exceptionally well at the Callala Triathlon held last Saturday. IAS triathlon supercoach Brendan Sexton filed this report.
Last weekend many of the IAS cyclists raced at a NSW cycling track carnival at Dunc Gray Velodrome, the Sydney Cup on Wheels. (Juniors / Elite / Masters)
The Illawarra Cyclcing Club featuring several Academy athletes took part in the Shimano Sydney Cup on Wheels over the weekend of 8-9 December, and Gavin Cliff was on hand to file this report.
After taking home the prestigious Tobin Family Award in September Kieran Wooley had just a couple of weeks at home before heading back to the states for more competitions. Kieran does a great job of keeping his sponsors and stakeholders up to date with his movements and has just filed this report.
Race report - 2018 Junior National Road Cycling Championships
Event: Bunbury Western Australia
Fourteen year old Sarah Cliff put in several strong and consistent race performances to be crowned Champion of Champions at the Junior Road Nationals in WA in late September 2018. Read more here
Athletes from all IAS programs joined family and Academy supporters for the annual awards night held at the Wollongong Novotel.
Fresh of the plane from the Gold Coast is our new Athlete, Coach and Program Manager, Dane Robinson. He brings a wealth of knowledge and triathlon racing experience as well as fresh ideas to benefit the Academy. He'll be doing the rounds and getting to know everyone in due course, but we thought we'd make a start on introductions. So here's a quick chat with our newest recruit, Dane Robinson.
Seven IAS from the highlands athletes attended a function at the Wingecarribee Council Chambers last week.