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Snowboarders seeking some Solitude

Snowboarders seeking some Solitude

17 January 2017

The Australian Snowboard Cross Team is mix of experience and youth, inspired in many instances by two-time Olympian and World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin, Sochi Olympian and current world cup leader Belle Brockhoff, and X Games champion Jarryd Hughes.

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

Aussie Athletes hit the ranking heights

16 January 2017

Not since 2006 has Australia held such a strong position in world athletics, with 11 Australian athletes holding global top-10 positions in their chosen events.

World Cup medals perfect way to kick off the new year

World Cup medals perfect way to kick off the new year

16 January 2017

The first World Cups of 2017 saw Australian athletes competing in seven different events around the globe.

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

Silver Scott takes top world ranking

15 January 2017

Being first to jump in the Aerial Skiing World Cup Final in Lake Placid didn’t phase Danielle Scott who opened up the medal round with a smooth back double full full, scoring 92 points, taking silver and moving into outright world number one after an exciting day’s competition for all the Australians.

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

Strong return a highlight for Henshaw

15 January 2017

He may have missed qualifying for the final, but Friday's opening world cup of the slopestyle skiing season was about far much more than that for Russ Henshaw.

Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

Cox makes it back-to-back World Cup wins

14 January 2017

Mogul skier Britt Cox has fulfilled her goal by retaining the coveted ‘yellow bib’ after winning her second World Cup in Mogul Skiing in Lake Placid, USA this morning, making it back-to-back golds having won in Ruka, Finland in December.

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

A partnership agreement between the AOC and ASC

13 January 2017

The President of the AOC, John Coates AC has today responded to a proposal received 21 December 2016 from ASC Chair, John Wylie AM for a partnership agreement between their two bodies.

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

Fox and Borrows overcome hurdles to national slalom victories

13 January 2017

Two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has overcome a severe throat infection and Rio Olympian Ian Borrows a limited preparation to post wins on the final day of the Australian National Slalom Championships at Penrith.

Sapporo experience invaluable for Aussie athletes

Sapporo experience invaluable for Aussie athletes

13 January 2017

Becoming accustomed to the atmosphere in an Olympic Village at the February Asian Winter Games will provide invaluable experience for emerging and seasoned athletes.

Action packed weekend for Aussie winter sport stars

Action packed weekend for Aussie winter sport stars

13 January 2017

The all-important World Cup events heat up again this weekend as the Aussies fly the flag in a host of winter sports. Snowboard slopestyle athlete Jessica Rich kicks off proceedings in Kreischberg, Austria on Friday evening at 6.45pm AEDT while Ski slopestyle star Russ Henshaw competes in Font Romeu, France from 7pm AEDT.

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Britt back home after World Cup gold

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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.