Topic: Swimming

Cerberus swimmers dominate the lanes

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

The women's 50 metre freestyle heat underway during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

The women's 50 metre freestyle heat underway during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

It might still feel like an icy winter in Victoria, but that didn’t stop the HMAS Cerberus ship’s company from hitting the pool for the annual whole-of-base swimming carnival.

Sport stimulates sailor's recovery

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Brad Darvill (photographer)

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Ian McCracken, here swimming in the HMAS Stirling pool, will be competing in the freestyle and butterfly events at the 2017 Invictus Games held in Toronto, Canada.   (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Ian McCracken, here swimming in the HMAS Stirling pool, will be competing in the freestyle and butterfly events at the 2017 Invictus Games held in Toronto, Canada.

Motivation and encouragement from fellow competitors inspired a sailor to be representing Australia in the 2017 Invictus Games.

Adaptive sport generates more than medals

Published on by CPL Bill Solomou (author), Warrior Games (photographer)

The Australian Team at the opening ceremony. (photo: Warrior Games)

The Australian Team at the opening ceremony.

Australian Defence Force personnel were warriors for a week when they recently competed at an international sporting event in America’s windy city.

Competing to recover

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Petty Officer Ian McCracken of Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines practices his swimming technique during the 2017 Invictus Games training squad camp in Canberra on 13 March. (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

Petty Officer Ian McCracken of Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines practices his swimming technique during the 2017 Invictus Games training squad camp in Canberra on 13 March.

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.

Australian sailor shines at Marine Corps Trials

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLGOFF Amanda Scott (author)

Wing Commander O'Reilly, Corporal Scully, Able Seaman Condon and Corporal Mainey at the 'Wounded Warriors' United States Marine Corp trials. (photo: Unknown)

Wing Commander O'Reilly, Corporal Scully, Able Seaman Condon and Corporal Mainey at the 'Wounded Warriors' United States Marine Corp trials.

An Australian sailor has won two medals at the seventh annual Marine Corps Trials, joining hundreds of wounded, injured and ill US marines and current and former military personnel from across the globe. 

Diver sets sizzling pace in biathlon

This article has photo gallery Published on by Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Callan Mcdonald (author), ABCSO(A) Matthew Riley (photographer), ABBM Thomas Darcy (photographer), LSET Pia Bartl (photographer)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach. (photo: LSET Pia Bartl)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach.

Conditions were perfect at Balmoral Beach in Sydney for the course record to be broken at the HMAS Penguin annual mini-biathlon.

Rivalry builds relationships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling.

Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.

Swimming for the Top End Shield

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay, Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, gets a head start while participating in the Top End Shield Swimming Carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay, Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, gets a head start while participating in the Top End Shield Swimming Carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin.

As southern states emerged from winter, the sailors, soldiers and marines located in Darwin enjoyed a tropical October day for the annual Top End Shield Swimming Carnival.

Cerberus swimmers compete for title

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

The men's 100 metre freestyle heat starts during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Gymnasium Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

The men's 100 metre freestyle heat starts during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Gymnasium Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

Sailors, soldiers and airmen and women competed in the HMAS Cerberus annual swimming carnival in early August.

HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival is a model of participation

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

The 2013 Annual HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival was a huge success with approximately 200 swimmers competing to the enthusiastic encouragement of more than 600 spectators.