The spectacular Sapporo Dome played host to the opening ceremony of the eighth Asian Winter Games and Australia's delegation welcomed the opportunity to march in the official proceedings.
Britt Cox has created history, becoming the first Australian female to win a Mogul Skiing World Cup title, in a mixed event where she did just enough in the Dual Mogul event in Tazawako, Japan.
Slalom athletes Millie Bongiorno, Christian De Oliveira and Nick Masjuk have started Australia’s Asian Winter Games campaign, competing in the Giant Slalom on opening day of competition at Sapporo Teine.
Warm and friendly greetings have been extended to the Australian team as part of the official Asian Winter Games welcome ceremony.
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.
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.
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