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Cyclists Cross the Ditch for Southland Yunca Tour

Five Illawarra Academy of Sport Cycling athletes jetted off to New Zealand to ride the famed Southland Yunca Tour, a 6-stage race around Invercargill in New Zealand’s far South. 

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Woolley Skates to the World Champs Semi Final

Superstar skateboarder, Kieran Woolley reaches the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SEMI FINAL! 15-year-old, Kieran Woolley represented Australia at the Park Skateboarding World Championships held in São Paulo, Brazil from 9-15 September 2019.  

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IAS Celebrates the best of 2019

On Friday 6 September 2019, we welcomed over 330 guests to the Novotel Northbeach Wollongong to look back on the year that was and congratulate the Academy’s Athletes of the Year.

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Basketballer Asha Phillips takes out prestigious IAS Tobin Family Award

For the first time in the 17 year history of the Tobin Award, a Basketballer and a Shoalhaven resident has taken out the Athlete of the Year award at the Illawarra Academy of Sport Presentation evening on Friday night.

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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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