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World Championships one to remember for Owens

World Championships one to remember for Owens

5 February 2011

Australia’s Jenny Owens delivered her best result in two years with an impressive fifth place in the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships

World Championships one to remember for Owens

World Championships one to remember for Owens

5 February 2011

AIS skier Jenny Owens delivered her best result in two years with an impressive fifth place in today's FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships ski cross final in Deer Valley, USA. Canadian pair Kelsey Serwa and Julia Murray were consistently strong throughout the four race knock out finals series picking up the gold and silver medals while Sweden’s Anna Holmund was third across the line.

Peel makes final in World Championship debut

Peel makes final in World Championship debut

5 February 2011

AIS Aerial Skier Laura Peel has demonstrated why many observers believe the 21-year-old has great potential by qualifying for the final and achieving a creditable 11th place in the biggest event of her fledgling career. Peel recorded a two jump total points score of 142.19, which included a personal best lay-tuck score of 74.62 for her double back somersault.

Australian skier Segal does it in style

Australian skier Segal does it in style

4 February 2011

Australian skier Anna Segal has her eye on an even bigger prize after winning gold at the freestyle world championships in the USA.

Another winter sports World Champion for Australia

Another winter sports World Champion for Australia

4 February 2011

Australia is celebrating the addition of another World Championship to a brilliant series of recent successes after slopestyle skier Anna Segal won gold in the United States today. Competing in the inaugural slopestyle event at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships at the Park City Mountain resort, 24-year-old Segal joined an exclusive club of Australian winter sports World Champions, becoming the fourth new member within three weeks.

Bobridge rides into history books

Bobridge rides into history books

3 February 2011

Commonwealth champion Jack Bobridge smashed the individual pursuit world record to become the fastest track cyclist in history over 4000 metres and then backed up to win the gold at the national titles on Wednesday.

Thorpe officially back in action

Thorpe officially back in action

3 February 2011

Swimming legend Ian Thorpe has completed the first official training session of his comeback in front of a huge media contingent at the pool that bears his name in Sydney.

Top 20 finishes for Aussies

Top 20 finishes for Aussies

3 February 2011

Promising teenager Britt Cox and fellow AIS mogul teammate Sam Hall both captured top 20 finishes in the opening day of the Freestyle Skiing World Championships in the United States today. Skiing in her first World Championships, Cox finished in 17th while 22-year-old Hall improved on his only other World Championship appearance by placing 20th in the men’s event.

Perkins reclaims sprint crown as World Championship medallists shine

Perkins reclaims sprint crown as World Championship medallists shine

3 February 2011

Commonwealth Games champion and World Championship silver medallist Shane Perkins tonight reclaimed the Australian sprint crown only after fending off a strong challenge from West Australia's Scott Sunderland in a hard fought three round final.

Aussies eye more snow medals

Aussies eye more snow medals

2 February 2011

There's no Dale Begg-Smith or Lydia Lassila but after three shock snowboarding gold medals it might be premature to

Britt back home after World Cup gold

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Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.