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Snowboard Cross riders return to World Cup competition this weekend in the last Olympic qualifying event in Erzurum, Turkey with Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin looking to extend his comfortable lead on 3,026 points at the top of the world rankings.
It’s one of the fastest, most intense events at the Winter Olympic Games and come February 15 nearly 40 competitors will look to be the fastest down the mountain as the men’s snowboard cross event hits Bokwang Snow Park in PyeongChang.
Like ski ballet, rear-entry boots and stretch pants, the days of Australia being considered a winter sports oddity have been consigned to history.
Dual Olympian Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin remains on top of the World Cup Snowboard Cross rankings after winning bronze in Cervinia, Italy.
Jarryd Hughes has continued Australia’s exceptional start to the Snowboard Cross season after claiming top spot on the podium at the World Cup event in Montafon, Austria.
The seven strong Australian Snowboard Cross continigent will hope to continue their form this weekend, as the 2017 FIS Ski Cross Alps tour moves to Montafen, Austria.
After coming out all guns blazing last season Australia’s Adam Lambert has proved that he’s a force to be reckoned with, finishing second in the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup at Val Thorens, France overnight.
Australia’s Snowboard Cross athletes will kick off the FIS World Cup Cross Alps Tour in Val Thorens, France this week no less than three months after their last World Cup in Cerro Catedral, Argentina.
Alex Pullin wants to dominate the pre-Winter Olympics season despite failing to convert his snowboard cross favouritism four years ago into success in Sochi.