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Aussies take on the Giants

19 February 2014
Dominic Demschar of Australia reacts during the Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom on day 12 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

ALPINE SKIING: On Day 12 of the Games, Australian alpine skiers Dominic Demschar and Ross Peraudo have finally done what they came here to do: race fast.

David Morris wins silver in the men's Aerials at the 2014 Olympic Games.

Australian Freestyle skier David Morris has won a silver medal in the men’s Aerials at 201 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman of Australia team 1 make a run during the Women's Bobsleigh heats on day 11 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

BOBSLEIGH: Australia’s women’s bobsleigh team Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman have completed two solid runs on the opening day of their competition at the Sanki Sliding Centre in Rosa Khutor.

Brooklee Han of Australia performs her routine at the Ladies Short Program event during the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships on January 23, 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan.

FIGURE SKATING: The highest rating event of the Winter Olympics gets underway tomorrow, with the Ladies’ Individual Figure Skating short program taking place at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi. Australia’s Brooklee Han is delighted to be part of the spectacle.

(L to R) Pierre Boda of Australia, Se Yeong Park of Korea, Satoshi Sakashita of Japan, Vladislav Bykanov of Israel compete in the Short Track Men's 500m Heat at Iceberg Skating Palace on day 11 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SHORT TRACK: Deanna Lockett has produced a quality 1000m race to qualify for the quarter-finals at the Sochi 2014 Short Track Speed Skating competition. It was an action-packed session of skating, with teammate Pierre Boda skating in the men's event shortly after Lockett crossed the line.

Cameron Bolton of Australia (yellow bib) and Luca Matteotti of Italy (green bib) competes in the Men's Snowboard Cross 1/8 Finals on day eleven of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SNOWBOARD CROSS: Two time World Champion Alex Chumpy Pullin and world number two ranked Jarryd Hughes failed to fire in the rainy conditions at Extreme Park on Day 11 of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Emily Bamford hits the Sochi slopes in the opening run of the Women's Giant Slalom.

ALPINE – GIANT SLALOM: Aussie trio Lavinia Chrystal, Greta Small and Emily Bamford have finished 46th, 47th and 56th respectively in their first run of the Giant Slalom competition in what were difficult rainy conditions on Tuesday.

Astrid Radjenovic and Jana Pittman of Australia practise a bobsleigh run ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Centre.

BOBSLEIGH: With nothing to lose, Australia’s women’s Bobsleigh pair are looking to shake up the rankings at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Silver medalist David Morris of Australia celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Freestyle Skiing Men's Aerials Finals on day ten of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Australian Freestyle skier David Morris has won a silver medal in the men’s Aerials at 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Lydia Lassila goes nuts for David Morris after he claims the Silver medal in the Men's Aerials.

FREESTYLE - AERIALS: Women’s bronze medallist Lydia Lassila was exhilarated for her training partner.