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.
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.