Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens coach Andy Friend has named three debutants in his team ahead of this weekend’s World Series event in Sydney.
Two of Australia’s up-and-coming mogul skiers are preparing for a busy month of competition which will span two continents and culminate with the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo Japan.
With four Moguls World Cups done and dusted, the OWIA and NSWIS skiers have arrived in Deer Valley in Utah, USA prepared and ready after last weekend’s historic double win by Britt Cox and Matt Graham.
Australia’s top female ski cross athlete Sami Kennedy-Sim is looking to continue her strong form this weekend at the next World Cup event in Feldberg, Germany.
Australian middle distance pair Genevieve LaCaze and Ryan Gregson will extend their partnership onto the track as co-captains of Team Australia for Nitro Athletics Melbourne.
Athletes spend years preparing for an Olympic Games, so once the event is over, many of them can’t wait to put their feet up and smell the roses for a bit.
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Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.
Did you know?
Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).