Learn the art of Beach Sprinting
Based on Australia’s Gold Coast, Viking Athletics was founded in 2009 by former Stawell Gift winner and multiple World and Australian Beach Sprint Champion Brett Robinson in 2009.
Viking Athletics has helped deliver some of Australia’s fastest men and women, including national 100m medallists, Australian and New Zealand Relay (4 x 100, 4 x 400) Representatives, four Stawell Gift Winners, International Life Saving Representatives and dozens of World and National Life Saving medallists.
Kraken Athletics is based at the spiritual home of beach sprinting - Kurrawa Beach. Led by head coach and multiple Australia Champion Ryan Hoffman. Ryan Hoffman boasts an impressive competitive career, including multiple Australian Beach Sprint Titles.
As a coach, he's guided athletes to over 20 Gold Australian individual medals, secured 6 Australian Beach Relay Titles. Off the beach, Ryan' athletes have achieved successes Stawell Gift titles, and represented Australian in Track and Field. Trained by world-renowned coaches in the USA, Ryan has adapted cutting-edge training methods into his coaching in Australia.
Based in Tweed Heads, Callum Taylor boasts an impressive track record of cultivating national champions and molding athletes into world-class performers.
Having conquered the world stage as a 5 time World Champion in beach sprinting, Callum has also served as a sprint trainer for esteemed sports teams such as the ACT Brumbies, North Sydney Bears, Penrith Panthers, West Tigers, Bondi SLSC, and the Australian Wallabies.