Lauren Heggie has swum into the history books by becoming the first Hills Special Olympics athlete to not only compete, but medal at the World Games. The 24-year -old from Riverstone claimed gold in the 200m and 100m breaststroke, silver in the 4x100m medley relay and...read more
Eleven Sydney Hills athletes were amongst the 87 swimmers who competed in this year’s Regional Swimming Carnival at Oakhill College. While the number of Hills swimmers was down from last year’s 18, those that did take part did our club proud, taking home 10 first...read more
Lauren Heggie is ready to make history. The 24-year-old from Glenwood is the first athlete from Sydney Hills Club to be selected to represent Australia at the Special Olympics World Games. Held in Abu Dhabi in March 2019, the Special Olympics World Games will see 7000...read more
Hills Special Olympians did their State and the Hills club proud at the recent SO Nationals in Adelaide. Our eight attending athletes returned home with 19 medals - six more than at the last Nationals held in Melbourne in 2014. Underpinning these results was gymnast...read more
Eight Hills athletes are excited to compete at the Nationals in April Swimming - Corey Atkinson, Lauren Heggie and Kayla Van Zeeland Basketball - Mitchell Duncan Football - Philip Nicolson Gymnastics - Nicholas Zrnic Tennis - Shawn and Shannon Walford. Several of the...read more
Volunteering has long been a tradition in the Hills but it usually starts in adulthood. Not so for a group of dedicated Year 11 students at Oakhill College, Castle Hill, who assist Sydney Hills Special Olympics athletes train at the school’s indoor swimming pool,...read more
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