The 2021 Australian Fitness Awards Roll of Honour inductees were announced yesterday at AUSactive’s (formerly Fitness Australia) Annual General Meeting in Sydney.
The Roll of Honour recognise individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the fitness industry in Australia.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Wilson-Evered from Victoria University and Kristen Green from AQUAFIT Health Fitness & Wellbeing who have been inducted to the AUSactive Roll of Honour.
Elizabeth Wilson-Evered is a Research Fellow for Health and Sport and an honorary Professor at Victoria University. Elizabeth’s expertise is in areas of mental health and physical activity, leadership in sport and health business performance. Elizabeth is also a current volunteer member of the Australian Fitness Industry Standard Council, having been the Chair from 2018-2020.
With over 30 years fitness industry experience, Kristen Green is an industry veteran who has had an instrumental role in leading and contributing to the Australian fitness sector’s growth, development and the shaping of what it represents today.
AUSactive CEO Barrie Elvish said it was a great privilege to announce this year’s notable recipients.
“Inductees to the Fitness Industry Roll of Honour are ‘game-changers’ in the fitness industry and Elizabeth and Kristen are no exception. These ladies have made a significant impact to the growth and development of the fitness industry and have helped make the sector what it is today,” Mr Elvish said.
“Both Elizabeth and Kristen possess vision, integrity and entrepreneurial flair and have successfully used these attributes to create and introduce new concepts, products, standards and services into the Australian fitness industry, thereby changing the very nature of the sector and contributing to its long-term growth and prosperity.”