Winter News

Pumped to get through to the quarter finals after an exciting heat in Sochi.

BLOG: Olympic ski cross athlete Katya Crema reflects on what has been her best season to date.

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.

Alex Pullin (AUS) and Mateusz Ligocki (POL) finished equal first in the first dead heat in history at the Snowboard Cross World Cup in Veysonnaz (SUI) on March 16, 2013.

SNOWBOARD CROSS: Dual snowboard cross World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin turned silver into gold with a dramatic lunge on the finish line in Veysonnaz, Switzerland, today, to force the first dead-heat victory in World Cup history, providing the crowning accolade to Australia’s highest World Cup and World Championships medal tally in one season in more than 43 years of participation.

The beautiful Sochi ski cross course at the official test event for the 2014 Winter Games.

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission, which was joined by representatives from all seven Olympic winter International Federations (IFs), paid its penultimate visit to Sochi this week, as local organisers continued to draw lessons from an array of test events ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Alex Fitch gives the thumbs up after the snowboard halfpipe semi-final in Innsbruck.

BLOG: Since Innsbruck it has been a long haul of training schedules, travelling the world, competing and doing schoolwork.

Jenny Owens in action at the Ski Cross World Championships in Voss, Norway in March 2013.

BLOG: Dual Olympian Jenny Owens talks about her performance at the Ski Cross World Championships in Voss, Norway.

David Morris in Voss

BLOG: Aerial skier David Morris wraps up a stunning season on snow.

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman perform during day four of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships on March 29, 2012 in Nice, France.

FIGURE SKATING: As the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships get underway in London, Ontario in Canada, Australian Ice Dance champions, Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman can only watch on from their training base in Detroit, just a 90-minute drive away.

Deanna Lockett of Australia competes in the Ladies 1500 Metres Heats on day one of the 2012 Short Track Junior World Championships at Medibank Ice House on February 24, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

SKATING:Australia's short track and speed skaters have been blitzing the international circuit chasing qualification ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Ski cross action at the World Championships in Voss, Norway on March 10, 2013.

SKI CROSS: Australians Anton Grimus and Katya Crema reaffirmed that they are closing the gap between themselves and the top echelon of ski cross athletes when they both delivered their best ever results in a World Championships in Voss, Norway, today.