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  • Mark Windsor: The Revolutionary Coach 

    From Lisbon to Cape Town and Italy, cycling has offered Mark Windsor a front row seat to the world. This self-professed cycling lover and historian says his chance to witness the world all started with his time at Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS). A lecture in Orange during the 1990s from one of the…

  • RAS Athletes Set of Shine in Tokyo

    The Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) will be represented by 30 former athletes this month when the world unities for the rescheduled 2021 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The Australian Olympic Committee has announced a Team of 472 athletes to compete in Tokyo, consisting of 254 women and 218 men, plus a record 16 First Nations…

  • John Rodis: Our Longest Serving Member

    As the longest serving member, the legacy of John Rodis maybe unrivalled in the history of the Western Region Academy of Sport (WRAS). Involved for sixteen years with the academy, he worked tirelessly to do his bit to support junior sport in the region and is still highly regarded for his lawn bowls knowledge. This…

  • Mark Renshaw: The Dual Cycling Specialist

    During his rise in track cycling, Mark Renshaw claimed the Team Sprint and Kilo junior world titles and senior world titles in the Team Pursuit. Put together with his collection of multiple national titles at the junior and senior championships, he was a superb cyclist. Making the state, national and Olympic track teams, Mark showed…

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