Items with category:Deakin Sport

Zoe Buckman

Athletics – 1500m | Graduate Diploma in Philological Studies Zoe Buckman is nothing but determined to prove her abilities as an impeccable athlete in the 1500m event. Zoe began racing when…

Madison Robinson (Browne)

Deakin Alumni Netball Bachelor of Early Education (majoring in physical education) Madison Robinson (Browne) has found it possible to juggle her goals of becoming a teacher and professional netballer with…

Rhydian Cowley

Men’s 20km Race Walk Bachelor of Arts and Commerce Rhydian Cowley completed his double degree in a Bachelor of Arts and Commerce, whilst representing Victoria and Australia in the 20km race-walking…

Brooke Stratton

Athletics | Bachelor of Health Science Brooke began participating in Athletics after years of watching her brother compete at the Nunawading Athletics Club. At the age of 5 Brooke was finally old…

Johan Durst

Hockey Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Economics) Diploma of Indonesian Language Johan Durst has had to overcome a huge setback in 2014. He was unable to play his beloved sport…

Kelly Hoinville

Karate | Bachelor of  Health and Physical Education Although it’s the off-season in Karate now Kelly Hoinville’s 2015 season finished with a bang when she won Bronze at the Commonwealth Championships…

Daniel Greig

  Speed Skating Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Chasing his dreams Daniel Greig converted from inline street to ice speed skating for a chance at Olympic glory. Daniel’s describes Long Track…

Alice Kunek

Women’s Basketball Bachelor of Commerce Alice was a naturally talented Basketballer from the start. She began playing when she was 6 years old for the Eltham Wildcats, and only four…

Dean Hewitt

Curling Exercise & Sport Science Dean Hewitt was born to a Canadian curling enthusiast and began playing when he was 6. Three years later he and his teammates won the…

Sam Snow

Women’s Hockey Health and Physical Education Sam was born into a hockey family and although she was not interested in playing at first, she soon got drawn into the Doncaster…

Jeff Riseley

Athletics – 800m & 1500m Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science and Sports Management They say all good things take time and that could not be more true when it comes to Jeff…

Deakin students prepare to live the dream at Rio

With the Olympic Games fast approaching a host of Deakin students and Alumni are working towards achieving their Olympic dream. The Deakin community of students and staff will have the…

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