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.
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.
A five year partnership between the Illawarra Academy of Sport and the Collegians Club will soon sadly come to an end. The Collegians have been major sponsors of the IAS since 2014 and in doing so have provided essential support for the emerging athletes of the Illawarra. A major contributor to sporting organisations in the district, the Collegians Club have provided venues and support for all Academy athletes across all programs.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Our 2018 Illawarra Mercury Tobin Family Award winner, Kieran Woolley, has had a terrific start to 2019. Kieran has been busy skating all around Australia and producing some of his biggest wins yet!
See what Kieran has been up to in his latest athlete blog.