While our Australian Olympians have unique sporting careers, they are looking forward to spending time with family and friends, and indulging in Christmas pudding just as much as everyone else.
A narrow podium miss has frustrated Brendan Kerry at the Golden Spin of Zagreb in Croatia at the conclusion of the ten-event ISU Challenger series.
The Australian Swim Team has kick started its four-year build up to Tokyo 2020 with an 11 medal haul - including two gold at the FINA World Short Course Swimming Championships (25m) in Windsor, Canada.
A brilliant effort from 17-year-old Emily Arthur during last weekend's half-pipe final of the 2016 U.S Revolution Tour landed her in fourth place as she continued her outstanding push up the world rankings.
Australians have won gold in two classes, and two silvers on the final day of SWC Melbourne 2016, the final event on the World Cup circuit for 2016.
Britt back home after World Cup gold
Gallery: Looking back at 2016
Did you know?
Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).