Rising stars shine bright at academy graduation dinner

  In a room brimming with athletic talent, just nine the chosen few were in the running to be named South West Sydney Academy of Sport 2019 athlete of the year. By now most people in south west sydney know that BMX champion Rory Southwell took that honour. But who were the other rising stars who were nominated and stood next to Ror...

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Rory Southwell: BMX ace beats serious injury to win athlete of year award

The 15-year-old BMX champion from Harrington Park who accepted the honour at the academy's awards dinner should not even be racing, let alone winning competitions and prestigious athlete of the year awards. In 2017, a hip injury robbed him of the chance to take part in the BMX World Championships in the USA and kept him away from raci...

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Amazing night of 'youth and Olympic athlete awards'

The class of 2019 South West Sydney Academy athletes, graduated in style with nearly 600 guests in attendance, at the auspicious Campbelltown Catholic Club's, 'The CUBE' Entertainment Centre. The incoming NSW Minister for Sport, Mr. John Soditi was just one of over 20 representative from all levels of government in attendance,...

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A sell-out crowd of over 500 guests, including some of Australia's finest athletes, sports supremo's, politicians and local government  administrators sat amazed, as story after story of the achievements of the south west Sydney region's most talented young athletes.
The presentation dinner was an inspiration...

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20th Anniversary of academy athlete development

THE South West Sydney Academy of Sport will celebrate 20 years of supporting our regions talented up and coming Academy 'sports stars' and its high achieving past sporting heroes, at its upcoming 28 July 'Graduation and Sports Awards' Dinner. The Academy's executive director Gerry Knights is certain that this special e...

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