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Calder Back On World Cup

Calder Back On World Cup

21 December 2007

KT Calder re-qualified for World Cup mid-December with a sub-120 FIS-point result on OPA Cup, while Ben Sim has started his World Cup campaign in Russia

NSWIS/SSA Mogul Team commences overseas training

NSWIS/SSA Mogul Team commences overseas training

20 December 2007

The New South Wales Institute of Sport/Ski and Snowboard Australia Development mogul team has arrived in Silver Star, BC, Canada, to commence training for their international season campaign. The team includes Emma Chapman-Davies, Nicole Parks, Sam Hall, David Graham, Rohan Chapman-Davies and Robert Lovick, who is also a dual scholarship athlete with the OWI.

Alpine Aussies continue their PB direction

Alpine Aussies continue their PB direction

20 December 2007

Following the career-best results of Australian World Cup alpine skier Craig Branch, Australia’s best-ranked female alpine skier Katya Crema, has placed 12th in the latest Nor-Am Super G event held at Panorama Mountain Resort, BC, Canada. On a rough track, over a technical set, Crema raced down the Skyline/Old Timer course in a time of 1 minute 23.84 seconds in a solid, well-skied result in blustery conditions.

NSWIS/SSA Halfpipe Development Team Update

NSWIS/SSA Halfpipe Development Team Update

20 December 2007

The NSWIS/SSA Halfpipe Development Team resumed northern hemisphere training in Colorado on November 20. Although there was limited terrain open at the time, there have been significant snowfalls since, allowing all the resorts around the area to be close to 100% open. Athletes in the team include Nathan Johnstone, Charlie Steibacher, Sam Murphy, Jarryd Williams and Jason Maxfield.

Seasons Greetings from the OWI

Seasons Greetings from the OWI

19 December 2007

The Olympic Winter Institute of Australia would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. The Board and staff of the OWI would like to wish all Australian Winter Sport athletes, their families and all winter sport supporters a very happy holiday period and a most prosperous and successful year ahead in 2008.

Shaw posts third top 20

Shaw posts third top 20

17 December 2007

Jo Shaw has ridden to her third top 20 result for the season, finishing in 20th place in the World Cup in Nendaz, Switzerland. Shaw was the ninth fastest down the red course in her opening qualifying run, posting a time of 38.74 seconds, 2.32 behind the fastest rider, Selina Joerg of Germany.

First top 30 for Branch

First top 30 for Branch

17 December 2007

Craig Branch has made the first downhill top 30 of his career, and lifted his pb six spots, skiing to 27th place in Val Gardena, Italy. In a weekend that emphatically demonstrated the success of his comeback from injury, the Perisher Blue 30-year-old had also set a pb in the super G a day earlier, finishing in 31st place.

First top 30  for Branch

First top 30 for Branch

16 December 2007

Craig Branch has made the first downhill top 30 of his career, and lifted his pb six spots, skiing to 27th place in Val Gardena, Italy. Branch emphatically demonstrated the success of his comeback from injury, recording a time of one minute 59.16 seconds down the 3.5km Saslong course.

Seventh another PB for Aussie slider

Seventh another PB for Aussie slider

15 December 2007

Emma Lincoln-Smith has continued her march towards the top echelon of the skeleton World Cup, finishing in seventh place in Lake Placid, New York, to post her second personal best result of the season.

Branch skis to second pb for the season

Branch skis to second pb for the season

15 December 2007

Downhill racer Craig Branch has produced his second personal best of the season, finishing in 31st place in the super G in Val Gardena, Italy.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.

Did you know?

Australia continued its medal winning streak at the Winter Games with three athletes reaching the podium at Sochi 2014 - David Morris (Silver, Aerials), Torah Bright (Silver, Halfpipe) and Lydia Lassila (Bronze, Aerials).