It’s been a big few weeks for our Surf Life Saving Athletes, with the Surf Life Saving Australia Interstates and the Surf Life Saving NSW Country Championships. Across the two events, the BluescopeWIN Lonestar athletes returned home with a combined six National medals and seventeen NSW Country medals.
Priding themselves on community engagement and supporting the local talented athletes, long standing IAS Partner BaiMed have again offered BaiMed Performance Scholarships to 10 IAS athletes. Congratulations to those selected!
IAS BluescopeWIN Basketballers have started the year in fine form with over 13 squad members representing NSW at either the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup or the Southern Cross Challenge. Mason Broadhead and Amelia Cotter's performances led to their selection in the Australian Country team.
We are teeing off for the Illawarra Academy of Sport Annual Golf Day Fundraiser on Friday 6 March 2020 from 7.30am at The Links, Shell Cove.
The day will be action packed with 18-holes of golf (4 person Ambrose, with prizes for 1st / 2nd / 3rd teams, longest drive, nearest to pin and novelty holes), Raffles, Networking and much more!
The start of the new decade has been an exciting time for 15-year-old BluescopeWIN Lonestar, Xavier Brightman representing Southern NSW at both the U15 and U16 Australian Futsal Association's National Tournaments. Brightman's performance caught selectors eye leading to selection in the U15 Australian All-Star team and the Australian Futsal Team to tour Greece in October.
After a successful year in the pool, BluescopeWIN Lonestar Holly Holmesby made her international debut in the open age Australian National Pool Lifesaving Team at the 2019 Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving in the UK, collecting a few medals along the way.
Resilience, teamwork, mental and physical strength were all put to the test at the IAS annual Leadership and Personal Development Camp, ‘Savvy Survivor Challenge’.
BluescopeWIN Lonestar Jake Treyvaud has had an unstoppable year winning National titles, competing at the World Championships and gaining silver at the Oceania Championships.
Chelsea Jones continues to dominate the pool, taking home five National medals at the Australian State Teams Short Course Age Championships and picking up another four medals at the New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships.