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Lydia Lassila has confirmed she'll make a tilt for a record-equalling fifth Winter Olympics, buoyed by a decision to build a $6 million training facility in Australia.
Winter athletes will be able to perfect their aerial skills on a world class facility in Australia with a new multi-purpose water-ramp facility confirmed for Lennox Head in northern NSW.
Dual medallist Lydia Lassila says she'd love to have a crack at a fifth Winter Olympic Games - if a training facility can be built for snow athletes in Australia.
AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.
WINTER: Australia's two silver medallists from the Sochi Winter Olympics, Torah Bright and David Morris, have been named joint winners of the 2014 snowsports athlete of the year award.
Australians got the wrong impression of a national team divided at the Winter Olympics after a funding row distracted athletes and administrators alike, according to chef de mission Ian Chesterman.
BLOG: The past 16 days have whizzed past in a green and gold blur. I've had the time of my life jumping around cheering on the Aussies in Sochi! I'm about to head back to Australia, but before I do here are a few of my Games highlights!
FREESTYLE – AERIALS: Australia reaffirmed itself as one of the world’s aerial skiing powerhouse nations when it wound up its Sochi campaign with two medals, a first for the Aussies.