Australia’s aerial skiers had their first day of training at Cypress Mountain yesterday, the women turning out in the morning while the men got to experience the competition environment by jumping under lights.
The Individual Sprint Classic event in Cross Country couldn’t be more aptly named or simpler in concept and tactics. Take off, go flat out for 1.2 kilometres (women) or 1.4 kilometres (men), and hope your time is fast enough to take you through to the next round.
‘Jac is back’. That’s the assessment of aerial star Jacqui Cooper upon her arrival in Vancouver ahead of her start to competition at the Winter Olympic Games.
It’s not all abut sport. At the Vancouver Olympic Games, National Olympic Committees have been expressing themselves like never before. From the spectacular, to the stylish, to the questionable it’s been a glam-tacular Games.
You know the athletes. You may even know the coaches and technicians, but what about the people often in the background but responsible for athletes’ success? Meet the families; the people who help keep it real.
Steph Hickey has just missed a place in the head-to-head finals round of the women’s snowboard cross, finishing in 18th place in her Olympic debut.
Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra