When it comes to Australian Paralympic target rifle athlete, Libby Kosmala, her legend status is not only accurate, but also highly deserved when you consider her outstanding record, her sporting longevity, her contribution to target Shooting and to the Paralympic movement, plus her role in the advancement of people with a disability.
Three South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) athletes are among an outstanding group who will receive scholarships as part of this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) Scholarship & Mentoring Program.
Dane Sampson was born to shoot rifle. If fact, he was on the range before he was born as his mother Robyn, herself an Australian representative, was pregnant with Dane in 1986 when she would compete on the line at the Commercial club in Brisbane.
Alex Hoberg is a young man reaching for the stars. At 18 years of age, he has already achieved much, and is in a hurry to accomplish more – both on and off the range.
Katarina Kowplos wasn’t supposed to be going to the Tokyo Olympic Games...
By his own admission, Jack Rossiter is now older and wiser – even at just 22 years of age.
FOUR South Australian-based shooting athletes, including two 18-year-old debutants, have had their Olympic Games’ dreams realised by being selected in the Australian team to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
Less than 12 months ago the sporting worlds of gymnasts Chris Remkes and Clay Stephens came crashing down with serious knee injuries in separate competitions, just hours apart in different countries. Now the duo is back in the game, selected to compete for Australia in the Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne between 20 and 23 February.
Outstanding results over the summer have seen star SASI softballer Belinda White win selection in the Aussie Spirit team to play in the professional Fastpitch league in the US, keeping alive her dream to make this year's Tokyo Olympic Games.
Australia will send a strong team to the UCI Para-cycling Track World Cycling Championship in Canada early next year with three SASI athletes on the team