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Swimmers Dive Into New Depths

The IAS swimmers and coaches participated in the first swimming camp for the Scholarship which hosted four industry experts delivering sessions on swimming physiology, skill acquisition, biomechanics and nutrition. 

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Community Members sought to join IAS Membership

The Illawarra Academy of Sport seeks applications from suitably qualified and experienced residents from the Wollongong (two positions) and Wingecarribee (one position) Local Government Areas to fill positions of Community Members on the Illawarra Academy of Sport. 

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Athlete Blog - Maizy Masters the Marathon

Mountain bike athlete, Maizy Evans, has finished in second place after a grueling 40km in the Mountain Bike Australia XC National Marathon Championships in Redland Bay, QLD.

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IAS Gives Back to Red Shield Appeal

Each year the Illawarra Academy of Sport Athletes assist in the Salvation Army's Red Shield Appeal, this year was no different with athletes giving back to their local community in support of the great cause. 

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Dyer Takes Clean Sweep at Nationals

Jarrod Dyer takes a clean sweep of the pool at Nationals finishing with a phenomenal nine medals, with three other IAS athletes making the finals. 

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Golfers Swinging into Fine Form

The IAS Golf Squad has been in fine form after a successful few months of tournaments, boasting the new Australian Champion, and the IAS team winning the Academy Challenge at the Peter O’Malley Junior Masters.

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Woolley Crowned National Champion

Skateboarding superstar, Kieran Woolley has been crowned National Street Champion at the ASF Australian Street Championships, after coming into the competition in red hot form following his second placing at the Oceania Continental Championships.

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Acrobatic Gymnasts Soar in Vegas

The IAS BluescopeWIN Lonestar Acrobatic Gymnasts have returned from competing on the International stage in the 2019 Vegas Acro Cup, with their team coming home with 2 silver and 2 bronze medals!

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Opening Ceremony

Athletes do the IAS Proud at Academy Games

The Illawarra Academy of Sport has had a successful campaign at the 2019 Your Local Club Academy Games from 12-14 April. It showcases some of the state’s most talented emerging athletes across a selection of sports including Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Softball, AFL and Triathlon.  The IAS boasted one of the largest squad’s at the Games, with over 115 athletes, coaches and staff in attendance.

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Sarah and Ryan

IAS duo take out NSW Cyclists of the Year

IAS Cyclists Sarah Cliff and Ryan Britten have been named Cycling NSW Female and Male 2018 U15 Cyclists of the Year! The award was announced during the Cycling NSW U15 & U17 State Track Championships, where IAS athletes produced outstanding performances. 

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