A special function was held at the Academy of Sport on Thursday to acknowledge the Life Membership of WRAS to Dr Stephen Bird. Recognising the importance of strength and conditioning for pre-elite athletes, Dr Bird instigated the program in 2006 and has been the Director for the past 10 years. During this time 29 student interns and 1243 athletes have graduated from the program.
Special congratulations to Kyarni Elliot, WRAS Business Trainee who was awarded the Skillset, Bathurst, Trainee of the Year at a ceremony at Skillset on Thursday. Kyarni will now represent Bathurst at the Regional awards. This is wonderful recognition of the quality of her work and study, along with her expertise at work and personal traits. Well done and good luck at the next stage of judging in August.