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Three skiers to represent Australia at world juniors

Three skiers to represent Australia at world juniors

26 February 2007

Katya Crema, Michael Rishworth and Christian Geiger have been selected to represent Australia at the 2007 Alpine World Junior Championships, to be held in Altenmarkt/Zauchensee, Austria from March 3-11. Mt Buller's Crema (18), the National GS champion and NSWIS/SSA National Development Team member, will go to the championships on the back of several months training and racing in North America, which should stand her in good stead.

Crawford still number one

Crawford still number one

26 February 2007

Two more Australian winter sports athletes have won World Cup medals during the weekend, while Holly Crawford has retained her position as the number one World Cup snowboard halfpipe rider. Crawford's halfpipe team-mate Andrew Burton collected bronze...

Begg-Smith closer to World Title

Begg-Smith closer to World Title

26 February 2007

Dale Begg-Smith has skiied one of the best runs of his life to claim his fourth victory of the season and all but wrap up the World Cup mogul skiing title. Facing a massive score of 27.33 points set by Canadian Alexandre Bilodeau in the final, the 22-year-old Torino gold medallist defied the pressure, producing a 27.41 point final run, the highest of his career.

Cooper wins World Cup

Cooper wins World Cup

26 February 2007

Jacqui Cooper has completed a fairytale return to the top of the aerial skiing world, winning the final event of the season in Apex, Canada, to claim the fourth World Cup title of her career.

Six Australians to compete at Cross Country World Champs

Six Australians to compete at Cross Country World Champs

25 February 2007

Six athletes are currently representing Australia at the World Cross Country Championships, being held between February 22 to March 5 in Sapporo, Japan. Women: Esther Bottomley Clare-Louise Brumley Katherine Calder Men: Paul Murray Ben Sim Andrew Wynd

Crawford still number one as two more Australians make the podium

Crawford still number one as two more Australians make the podium

25 February 2007

Two more Australian winter sports athletes have won World Cup medals during the weekend, while Holly Crawford has retained her position as the number one World Cup snowboard halfpipe rider. Crawford's halfpipe team-mate Andrew Burton collected bronze, the first World Cup medal of his career, and former mogul skier Davina Williams won silver in her very first World Cup outing in the relatively new sport of ski halfpipe

Begg-Smith closer to World Cup title after fourth victory

Begg-Smith closer to World Cup title after fourth victory

25 February 2007

Dale Begg-Smith has skiied one of the best runs of his life to claim his fourth victory of the season and all but wrap up the World Cup mogul skiing title.

Steele ends season ranked tenth in the world

Steele ends season ranked tenth in the world

24 February 2007

Michelle Steele has ended the skeleton World Cup season in 10th place, after finishing 11th in the final event in Koenigssee. Steele placed 14th and 11th in her two runs down the German track, for a total time of one minute 40.92 seconds, 2.49 seconds behind race winner Anja Huber of Germany.

Australia third at Lunar New Year Cup

Australia third at Lunar New Year Cup

22 February 2007

The Australian under 23 men's football team have won a playoff for third while Jamaica's Olympic team beat their Chinese counterparts 5-4 on penalties to lift the Lunar New Year Cup.Australia also needed penalties to overcome Hong Kong in the match for third place. They led the hosts 2-0 through

Crema steps up in North America and Europe

Crema steps up in North America and Europe

22 February 2007

Katya Crema has had her first taste of Nor-Am competition this season, contesting nine events in Canada and the USA in slalom, GS, super G and super combined. The NSWIS/SSA Alpine National Program team member raced to a best result of 24th in super G earlier this month in Big Mountain, Montana.

Off the water with Aussie rowers

Road to Rio: Athlete Journeys

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.