Olympic Champion Dale Begg-Smith is back at the top of the freestyle skiing world after winning a dual moguls World Cup in La Plagne, France, overnight.It capped an impressive two days for the Olympic champion, who had won bronze in the single moguls at the same venue on Monday.
Dale Begg-Smith is back at the top of the freestyle skiing world after winning a dual moguls World Cup in La Plagne, France, overnight. It capped an impressive two days for the Olympic champion, who had won bronze in the single moguls at the same venue on Monday.
Australian skiers Will Clifford and Brenton Fetterplace have gained invaluable experience at the elite level of alpine skiing, making their debut appearances at the World Championships in Are, Sweden. Clifford finished in 56th place in the super G in a time of one minute 18.23 seconds, 3.93 seconds behind the winning time of Italian racer Patrick Staudacher. Fetterplace was 0.67 seconds behind his Thredbo team-mate in 59th place.
Australian mogul skier Dale Begg-Smith has moved to the world number two ranking after winning bronze in a World Cup event in La Plagne, France. Begg-Smith all but ruled out any chance of a victory by qualifying in last position for the 12-man final after receiving a low score from the judges for his second jump in the elimination round.
Jono Brauer continues in rehab for his torn achilles tendon, pursuing the therapy that former team-mate AJ Bear used at the Ongley Institute in Esenada, Mexico. Ongley is a New Zealand-born physician who treats joint and back problems. Bode Miller and other members of the United States ski team have also been treated by Ongley, with significantly positive outcomes. Brauer reports on his progress: