Winter News

Three-time gold medallist Georg Hackl will most likely compete in his sixth Winter Olympics next month in Torino...

Lainie Cole in Torino February 2005.

Australian aerial skier Lainie Cole has jumped to the first top five result of her career, finishing in fifth place in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada...

Dale Begg-Smith has finished in ninth place in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada, with brother Jason the next best of the Australians in 28th place.

Alisa Camplin has performed her first jumps on snow since her knee reconstruction, landing several single somersaults at the Flying Kangaroos' training base in Apex, British Columbia.

The Olympic campaign of Australian alpine skier Luke Deane appears to be over following an accident in a World Cup giant slalom race in Adelboden, Switzerland.

Another top ten to Hayler

5 January 2006

Australian snowboarder Damon Hayler has ridden to his second top ten result of the season, finishing tenth in a snowboard World Cup in Bad Gastein, Austria.

Suspended US skeleton coach Tim Nardiello will not be allowed to travel with the team for World Cup races in Germany while sexual harassment allegations...

A top 60 per cent of field result at this weekend's World Cup mogul skiing event in Mont Gabriel will complete the qualification requirements for Torino 2006 for Manuela Berchtold and Jason Begg-Smith.

Australia's skeleton athletes will compete in national trials in Konigssee, Germany, this week, in the next step in team selection for Torino 2006.

Flying Kangaroos Liz Gardner, Lainie Cole and Bree Munro will compete in a World Cup in Mont Gabriel, Canada, this weekend, Gardner and Munro seeking top 60 per cent results for Torino 2006 qualification.