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…

RAS To Host Critical Sports Summit

The Regional Academies of Sport (RAS) are in preparation for a growth strategy meeting between the many State Sporting Organisations (SSO’s), the NSW state government and the Office of Sport. In what promises to be a critical meeting for the state’s future sporting star’s in NSW, the RAS network is facilitating a meeting where the strategy around developing…

ATHLETICS & CYCLING STATE TITLES

It has been a tremendous month for our lone star, para sports and cycling athletes collecting a host of state titles and spots on representative teams. In athletics Para Sports athlete Aaron Houston and Lone Star athletes Ella Penman and Hadden Bennett have compiled a tremendous set of result. Aaron Houston: 1st – U20s Ambulant 800m &…