A rampaging HMAS Watson basketball side took out Navy’s east-coast basketball competition for the first time in competition history on 12 July; a victory made sweeter by their clean-sweep.
Navy triathletes mixed it with about 2,400 other competitors at this year’s Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns in June.
One submariner is taking Navy’s mission to fight and win literally by spending his off-watch time training for his other passion, Muay Thai boxing.
Two sailors will be among the 43 athletes to represent Australia when the team competes in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto in late September.
Personnel at Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus recently formed a formal Martial Arts Club and commenced the delivery of endorsed Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training as part of the base’s sports program.
Australians and Indians often bond over cricket, so sport was a natural addition to the program of the recent exercise between the navies of the two nations.
At the break of dawn, Indian and Australian naval personnel ‘bent over backwards’ strengthening minds, bodies and relationships during a unique yoga session on a Fremantle wharf.
Published on by WO2 Martin Fisher (author), SGT Dave Morley (author), Jacqueline LLanos (LOVE CAPTURE PASSION) (photographer)
Some of the Australian Defence Force’s best surfers took on, and defeated British Army and Royal Air Force surfing teams at the inaugural Defence International Surf Festival on in early May.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
A group of Navy walkers have completed one of the longest walking tracks in the country, arriving in Albany, Western Australia after a relay-style adventure training activity.
Everything that is old is new again, or perhaps ancient in the case of some exercise regimes being undertaken by Navy people in Western Australia.