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Aussie Figure Skaters take on World’s Best

Aussie Figure Skaters take on World’s Best

17 February 2017

The 2017 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships kicked off yesterday, with ten Australians taking to the ice across multiple disciplines at Gangneung Ice Arena.

Overall season title within Cox's reach

Overall season title within Cox's reach

17 February 2017

The second-to-last stop on the 2016/17 FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup tour is on this weekend in Tazawako, Japan, with a full weekend of competition on Saturday, February 18, and dual moguls on Sunday.

Capponi's climb not without sacrifice

Capponi's climb not without sacrifice

17 February 2017

Asian Winter Games athlete Josh Capponi was 18 when he relocated to Holland to further pursue his speed skating ambitions. His parents thought he would stay for six months. That was four years ago.

Short Track skaters need for speed

Short Track skaters need for speed

17 February 2017

Australia’s Short Track skaters are feeling the need for speed ahead of the 2017 Asian Winter Games which begin in Sapporo on 19 February.

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

15 years since Bradbury's historic gold

16 February 2017

One this day, 15 years ago, Australia won its first ever individual Olympic winter gold medal.

Olympic Test Event final stop on Halfpipe World Cup circuit

Olympic Test Event final stop on Halfpipe World Cup circuit

15 February 2017

The Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup competition heads to Korea this weekend for the final event of the series, which doubles as the Test Event for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Where are they now: Lillehammer 2016 athletes

Where are they now: Lillehammer 2016 athletes

14 February 2017

A year ago Australia took 17 rising winter athletes to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games and returned home with five medals, a heap of top ten performances and a lifetime of amazing experiences.

Aussies dominate weekend with five winter medals

Aussies dominate weekend with five winter medals

13 February 2017

Two gold and three silver medals were won by Australian winter athletes over the weekend.

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

Australia’s oldest living Olympian debuted 61 years ago - Part 2

13 February 2017

This month, Australia’s oldest living Olympian, Frank Prihoda, made his Olympic debut at the 1956 winter Games in Italy.

Chumpy back on top of the World Cup podium

Chumpy back on top of the World Cup podium

13 February 2017

Two-time World Champion Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin roared back on to the snowboard cross podium in Germany yesterday, winning gold at the Feldberg World Cup in a dramatic race which saw fellow Aussie Jarryd Hughes claim the silver.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.

Did you know?

Colin Coates (Speed Skating) has attended 6 Winter Games: 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988.