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There is a cool change on the Olympic horizon as the Winter Olympic Games head to Russia for the first time in 2014. Today marks the 500-days-to-go milestone on the road to Sochi. The Black Sea coastal city is preparing to welcome 5,500 Winter Olympic athletes including a mighty contingent of Australians in February 2014.
Australian aerial skier David Morris opens his World Cup campaign in Beida Lake, China, on Friday with the aim of becoming a consistent finalist throughout this season. The 26-year-old AIS scholarship holder from Mt Buller is competing in only his second World Cup season after making his mark last year with four finals appearances and a debut year- end world ranking of 15. He also finished 13th at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, just one place outside the finals.
Dale Begg-Smith's hopes of claiming an outright record fifth World Cup moguls skiing crown this season are all but over with only one event contested. Australia's dual Winter Olympics medallist has withdrawn from the next three events because of problems with his knee.
Mogul Olympic gold and silver medalist Dale Begg-Smith has made a solid start to this year’s World Cup with a performance highlighted by well executed turns and jumps in Ruka, Finland, last night.The four-time World Cup champion recorded a sixth place in the season opener, with American Patrick Deneen, Canadian Mikael Kingsbury and Frenchman Guilbaut Colas finishing in the first three positions respectively.
Vancouver 2010 gold medallists Lydia Lassila and Torah Bright have been named joint recipients of the Ski & Snowboard Australia Athlete of the Year award for 2010.
Dale Begg-Smith has joined French mogul skiing legend Edgar Grospiron as the greatest World Cup champion of all time after wrapping up his fourth title in Sierra Nevada, Spain.The Vancouver 2010 silver medallist picked up another silver in the final event of the season to cap off a remarkable comeback from injury.
Dale Begg-Smith has become the most successful Australian in Winter Olympic history with a silver medal in the moguls competition at Cypress Mountain.
Australian mogul skiing fans will be hoping Dale Begg-Smith can emulate the feats of Finnish star Janne Lahtela when he lines up at the top of the course on Cypress Mountain tomorrow.
Australia's defending Olympic champion Dale Begg-Smith arrived in Vancouver today ahead of his title defence on Sunday (Monday AEDT) at Cypress Mountain.