AERIAL SKIING: David Morris rewrote wintersport record books today when he became the first Australian to win a men’s World Cup aerial skiing event and in doing so ended the season as the highest ranked Aussie male in the discipline’s history.
Australia’s Winter Olympic hopefuls have been given their first taste of the trying conditions that await them at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games as they took to the Olympic venues for the first time at the official test event over the past fortnight.
Dual Olympian Jenny Owens has seen first hand just how the host city of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games is coming together less than a year out from the event.
SKI CROSS: Australian athlete Anton Grimus enjoyed a World Cup career equalling best qualifying result and a fourth place in the consolation final in the ski cross test event for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Russia today.
Australian aerial skier Laura Peel moved into third on the world rankings with the fourth podium finish of her career in the World Cup and test event of next year’s Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Russia tonight.
MOGULS: Australian teenager Matt Graham marked the start of his 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games countdown with a career best result in the World Cup mogul skiing and Olympic test event in Russia.
ALPINE SKIING: Australia’s lone female alpine ranger Greta Small skied to 45th in the Giant Slalom at the World Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria on Thursday. The event was won by Frenchwoman Tessa Worley who has family ties to Australia.
Australia's snowboarding prospects continue to grow brighter as a country more known for it's love of the sun and surf takes it to the world's elite winter sport countries.
Australia’s Snowboard halfpipe athlete Holly Crawford delivered Australia’s first podium finish at the site of next year’s Winter Olympic Games in Sochi tonight (Russian time).
AERIAL SKIING: Lydia Lassila fears she could be just one jump away from having to pull the pin on her aerial skiing title defence at next year's Winter Olympics with herniated discs playing havoc with her preparations.