As the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships moves into its second week, two of Australia’s youngest team members are gearing up for their second event of the competition.
With PyeongChang 2018 now less than a year away, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission wrapped-up its eighth visit to the Korean host city confident that athletes and fans in 2018 would have a unique Olympic Winter Games experience.
AOC President John Coates has praised the progress of the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee after inspecting the Mountain Village just under a year out from the Winter Games.
After three World Cup titles in 12 months, 2014 Sochi Olympian Belle Brockhoff was having the best season of her career, when it all came tumbling down… literally.
The Australian team of Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin and Adam Lambert have finished ninth in the Snowboard Cross team’s event at the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships
Australia’s largest, strongest and youngest Junior Worlds Figure Skating team in recent history will compete at the Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Taipei this week.
Deanna Lockett and Andy Jung have come away from the World Short Track Championships in Rotterdam ranked 12th in the 1500m and 500m respectively.
Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin won Australia’s fifth medal of the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships, claiming bronze in the final of the men’s Snowboard Cross.
A Winter Olympics gold medal remains the only serious prize left for Australian snowboarder Scotty James who defended his halfpipe world championship in Spain on Saturday (Sunday AEDT).
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
2017/18 Winter World Cup season
Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
Did you know?
Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.