BLOG: With two weeks of strength and conditioning training left before I head overseas, I’m giving it everything I have. It’s Saturday night at 8.30pm and I’m sitting in bed, drinking tea like a nanna. The rockstar life of an extreme athlete it is not.
BLOG: I had to face something that in my 29 years of life and playing sport I have never had to deal with: injury.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Time, money and patience are usually high on the catalogue of requirements for parents of gifted young athletes.
SOCHI 2014: With just nine months to go until the next Olympic Winter Games in Russia, over 30 Australian athletes gathered on the other side of the world to brace for Sochi 2014.
FREESTYLE SKIING: Rarely would a sportsperson call a serious knee injury a blessing in disguise.
BLOG: My name is Melissa Hoar and I am currently in training for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in the event of Skeleton!!
TEAM: ASC Chairman John Wylie confirmed today the Australian Olympic Committee target of top 5 on the medal tally at the 2016 Olympic Games is a joint goal.
The AOC has introduced new rules forcing athletes and officials to truthfully answer all questions put to them by the doping authority, ASADA.
TEAM: The AOC is proud to announce an extension of our longstanding partnership with Qantas, who have renewed their association with the Australian Olympic Team until 2016.
SOCHI: Snowboard cross dual World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin added another prestigious accolade to a growing list of career achievements when he was named the Ski and Snowboard Australia Snowsports Athlete of the Year in Melbourne last night.