FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: The beaming, engaging smile and an emotional air punch at the bottom of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Ski Cross course after her quarter-final said it all for Katya Crema.
FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Three-time Olympian Jenny Owens has called it a day on her skiing career after more than two decades at the top.
FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Katya Crema produced the best skiing of her career to place a sensational seventh in the Ski Cross event at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
FREESTYLE SKIING-SKI CROSS: Australia’s three competitors in the women’s Ski Cross at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games have completed their seeding runs in slow wet conditions at Extreme Park but Sami Kennedy-Sim and Jenny Owens had small falls on the tough course.
FREESTYLE - SKI CROSS: As the curtain falls on the Sochi 2014 Freestyle program, the Australian Team’s oldest athlete Jenny Owens will deliver her swan song in what promises to be an emotion-charged day.
TEAM: With nine days until the Opening Ceremony in Sochi, the 2014 Australian Olympic Team is already breaking records.
FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Australia’s Jenny Owens ended her World Cup career today after 101 starts and 14 years on the tour with her best result since December 2012.
TEAM: On Thursday January 23, the Australian Olympic Team soared to 56 athletes. Already a record for an Australian Winter Olympic Team, the Team will continue to grow over the next few weeks! Find out how the @AUSOlympicTeam word spread and Australians reacted to the selection news.
Australian Freestyle skiers have enjoyed fantastic success over the years, winning five of Australia’s nine Olympic medals. The 21 freestyle skiers selected for the 2014 Australian Olympic Team are poised to continue this success.
Sami Kennedy-Sim fought her way from 30th in qualifying to narrowly miss a podium finish in the last World Cup before the cut-off date for next month’s Sochi Olympic Winter Games.