The 2012 Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team is lucky enough to have dual Olympic medallist Alisa Camplin leading them as Chef de Mission. Add to the mix Vancouver moguls Olympian Ramone Cooper and the two stars are providing a brilliant platform for Australia's future Winter Olympic stars. Cooper is a Young Ambassador for the inaugural Games and gives us a rundown of what to expect in Innsbruck this January.
After months of selection events the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team has been finalised with a total of 13 athletes confirmed to take on the world's best teenagers in Innsbruck from 13-22 January.
The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games are all about snow sports, young athletes and cross-cultural involvement. With 1,100 young stars on skis, snowboards and skates providing the event’s basic anatomy, the International Olympic Committee’s Culture and Education Program generates the pulse of the Youth Olympic movement.
The nominee to represent Australia in biathlon at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games is still too close to announce, even after the conclusion of the selection racing on the weekend at Whisky Flat in Mount Hotham.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has ensured the athletes competing at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games will have the best mentoring imaginable.
You know the athletes. You may even know the coaches and technicians, but what about the people often in the background but responsible for athletes’ success? Meet the families; the people who help keep it real.
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.
Ramone Cooper has finished his second mogul skiing training session in Vancouver in a positive but surprised frame of mind.
Australian aerial skier Dave Morris has landed his first quad twisting triple jump in competition, to collect Nor-Am gold in Mont Gabriel against a strong international field.
Australia’s Olympic Winter Team received a major boost today with two injured athletes Ramone Cooper and Jenny Owens cleared to compete at the Games in Vancouver.