It is not often that an elite athlete reaches the top of his or her sport without the help of a coach. But then Australia’s Tyler Wright is not your average sportswoman.
Future Australian Olympic surf stars received another massive boost today as the Hurley Surfing Australia High Performance Centre (HPC) gets set to take on a whole new look and feel in 2018 after the first sod of soil was turned in a major expansion project thanks to both Federal and State funding grants.
Australian sufer Matt Wilkinson has won the Outerknown Fiji Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour, after an action-packed Finals Day that saw the world’s best surfers battle in pumping waves at Cloudbreak.
The month of May saw Aussies podium in canoe sprint, water polo, cycling and rugby sevens in Europe and America; while the Australian Diving and Gymnastics Championships ensured crowds were entertained closer to home.
Sally Fitzgibbons has won the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro after taking down 2016 WSL Champion, and fellow Aussie,Tyler Wright in the final.