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Holmesby races to her first International podiums

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.

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IAS Survivors

Resilience, teamwork, mental and physical strength were all put to the test at the IAS annual Leadership and Personal Development Camp, ‘Savvy Survivor Challenge’.

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National Champion Jake Treyvaud selected to represent Australia

BluescopeWIN Lonestar Jake Treyvaud has had an unstoppable year winning National titles, competing at the World Championships and gaining silver at the Oceania Championships. 

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Chelsea Jones Dominating the Pool

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. 

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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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