After six hockey skills tests over two hours in a cut-throat head-to-head format, Crompton’s 17 points was enough to win her the bronze medal on a three-way countback with Great Britain and Italy.
The Australian ski cross team have performed very well under difficult conditions, producing fast qualifying times in competition today.
Australia’s two cross country skiers have finished their Winter Youth Olympic Games campaigns.
Sixteen-year-old Australian alpine skier Greta Small had the chance to meet a big-time star at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.
Alex Fitch has made history today as Australia’s first ever Winter Youth Olympic medallist after pulling off a fantastic performance in the women’s snowboard slopestyle final to win bronze.
Sixteen-year-old snowboard sensation Alex Fitch has qualified with the third highest score for the slopestyle final at the Innsbruck Winter Youth Olympics.
Australian ice hockey player Sharnita Crompton has made changes to her shooting technique ahead of Thursday night’s (Friday AEDT) medal round of the Individual Skills Challenge at the Innsbruck Winter Youth Olympic Games.
When snowboard slopestyle was announced as a new event for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, talented young boarders such as Alex Fitch stood up and took notice.
After a week in the Youth Olympic Village, the anticipation of competing for Aussie athletes Jack Millar and Claudia Leggett is at fever pitch.
Greta Small has produced another strong performance at the Winter Youth Olympics finishing 13th out of 55 skiers in the Giant Slalom on Wednesday.