As the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships moves into its second week, two of Australia’s youngest team members are gearing up for their second event of the competition.
With PyeongChang 2018 now less than a year away, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission wrapped-up its eighth visit to the Korean host city confident that athletes and fans in 2018 would have a unique Olympic Winter Games experience.
AOC President John Coates has praised the progress of the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee after inspecting the Mountain Village just under a year out from the Winter Games.
After three World Cup titles in 12 months, 2014 Sochi Olympian Belle Brockhoff was having the best season of her career, when it all came tumbling down… literally.
The Australian team of Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin and Adam Lambert have finished ninth in the Snowboard Cross team’s event at the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships
Australia’s largest, strongest and youngest Junior Worlds Figure Skating team in recent history will compete at the Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Taipei this week.
Deanna Lockett and Andy Jung have come away from the World Short Track Championships in Rotterdam ranked 12th in the 1500m and 500m respectively.
Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin won Australia’s fifth medal of the 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships, claiming bronze in the final of the men’s Snowboard Cross.
A Winter Olympics gold medal remains the only serious prize left for Australian snowboarder Scotty James who defended his halfpipe world championship in Spain on Saturday (Sunday AEDT).
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
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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?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).