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Ryman is backing the Australian Olympic Team


About our partnership

Just like our Olympians are inspiring the next generation, residents at Ryman villages are blazing trails of their own. Living their lives with passion and purpose, striving to push further and going beyond the ordinary in their retirement.

Ryman villages facilitate their desire to dream big by offering a lifestyle where connection is paramount, innovation sets the bar high, living costs come with certainty, and the future is covered with care on site.

No one dreams bigger than an Olympian, and nothing connects us as a nation quite like sport. As a proud partner of the Australian Olympic Team, we’re getting behind our Olympians so they can turn their dreams into a reality.

Our journey together is only getting started.

We are supporting the New Zealand Team at Tokyo 2020, the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, and the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

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Back in the saddle

Rod has returned to cycling aged 91 and is already an Australian Veteran Cycling Champion. “It’s a competition with yourself. You get back what you put it.”

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Olympian, runner, coach

One of the original “Arthur’s Boys”, Barry Magee spent his sporting career breaking records on the international stage.

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The Olympic hockey trio

Hockey player John Abraham competed alongside his mates Noel Hobson, and Ross Gillespie for over 20 years. Including two Olympic Games. “It is an incredible experience."

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A passion for rowing

Olympic rower Alan Tong spends as much time down at the boatshed coaching as he used to rowing. “It’s a sport that once you’ve got it in your blood, it never goes."

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Ryman residents aren’t known for shying away from a challenge, that’s what we love about them. So, we’re giving them the opportunity to let their inner Olympian shine with our very own Olympics@RYMAN.

We’re putting together a fantastic line up, from relay walking and cycling, to breaststroke swimming and lawn bowls. To flex those brain muscles, how about a little quiznastics! And in true Ryman pioneering fashion, we’ve added a little innovation to the sporting events we have on offer. Technology has been incorporated into Olympics@RYMAN tournaments and races so that events can be interactive with all 41 of our villages. 

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Pioneering a new way of living

Residents at Ryman villages are not retiring from life, they're finding a new way to live.

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