Australian athletes are feeling confident for the rest of their competition after experiencing strong qualification runs in the men’s and women’s Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games Dual Moguls, which were held Friday at the Bankei Ski Arena.
The Asian Winter Games has provided the Australian team with a number of experiences that they would not usually get throughout the international season.
The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have kicked off with eight Australians taking to the snow as the first medals were decided in Lahti, Finland.
Australia’s Kailani Craine has again increased her best score in the short program after skating to a top five finish with 55.02 points in the ladies short program at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games last night.
With their first race under their belts, Australia’s biathletes are looking forward to improving performances at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.
Australian Casey Wright continued her superb form at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, with a strong performance in the ladies 5km classic cross country today.
Seven years ago two 15-year-old rookies readied themselves to take on the world’s best on sport’s grandest stage, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
They may be a little weary from the week-in, week-out competing, travelling, training and resting on the 2016-2017 FIS Mogul Skiing World Cup tour, but the Australians are staying on top of their game in a spectacular season that has created history.
22-year old Josh Capponi will not forget the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games quickly, after getting the chance to go head-to-head against Olympic gold medallist and event winner Lee Seung-Hoon of Korea.
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