London Olympians visit Mid West

Kayakers Jesse Phillips and Steve Bird, Hockeyroo Jade Taylor, Javelin thrower Kim Mickle, Sprinter Ben Offereins, Archer Taylor Worth and Gymnast Lauren Mitchell are touring the Mid West this week and will visit sporting clubs and schools throughout the region. The visit will not only allow people from the community to meet these sporting stars, it will also enable many young athletes who have the potential to become an Olympian, to realise that normal people growing up in a regional environment can become an Olympian if they set some goals and dedicate themselves.

The Mid West Academy of Sport will provide young athletes with the services required to enable a stepping stone from regional and state representation towards Olympic selection and professional league.