fbpx
Providers
Excursion Type
Special Filters
School Calendar Events
Term 1
Term 2
Term 3
Term 4
Target Audience
Curriculum
KLA
Strand
Sub Strand
Loading Excursions

NSWIS LIGHTS UP – MATT WILSON – OLYMPIAN (Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, TAFE Students)

On Demand

This is Matt Wilson’s remarkable story of resilience, grit and determination, spurred on a love of swimming.


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

Realising his swimming dreams at Faulconbridge Public School’s swimming carnival, to being offered a scholarship with the NSWIS Swimming Squad as a teenager. Olympian Matt Wilson quickly learned the commitment required for elite athletes, driving 60 km from the Blue Mountains to Sydney for early morning training sessions. Wilson’s family ‘bought in’ 100 percent to support his dream and he explains why the only pressure he ever felt to succeed to justify their efforts came from himself.

Topics covered include:
• White Lightning
• On the Blocks
• Setbacks and Bouncing Back
• Tears and Tokyo
• Seek Joy, Seek Happiness


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: NSW Institute of Sport


SPECIAL GUESTS:

Matt Wilson is an Olympian swimmer, aspiring to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording

Duration

20 Minutes

Price

FREE

Curriculum

Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

PDHPE » Movement Skills » Movement Skill and Performance

Other KLAs

PDHPE » Interpersonal Skills » Health, Wellbeing and Relationships

PDHPE » Physical Activity and Sports Studies

Presenter Bio

Realising his swimming dreams at Faulconbridge Public School’s swimming carnival, to being offered a scholarship with the NSWIS Swimming Squad as a teenager, Matt Wilson quickly learned the commitment required for elite athletes, driving 60km from the Blue Mountains to Sydney for an early morning training session. Wilson’s family ‘bought in’ 100 percent to support his dream and he explains why the only pressure he ever felt to succeed to justify their efforts came from himself.

Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

  • Reliable internet
  • Device for viewing
  • Paper / notebook
  • Pen / pencil

More Information About This Event

CLICK HERE  to view our other inspirational stories.

For more information on NSW Institute of Sport, CLICK HERE for our website.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Frances Cordaro

Phone: 97630250

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.nswis.com.au

NSW Department of Education

DART Learning Account

It looks like you are trying to login with a NSW Department of Education account, would you like to instead?

You are about to leave DART Learning

Before you go, would you mind letting us know if you are one of the below?

Survey