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Begg-Smith sixth in season opener

Begg-Smith sixth in season opener

14 December 2007

Low scores on his jumps have relegated Dale Begg-Smith to sixth place in the opening event of the 2007/08 moguls skiing World Cup in Tignes, France. The defending champion was the quickest down the course and had the second highest points for his turns, but also had the lowest jump score of the 12 finalists by a significant margin.

Begg-Smith, Cooper ready to defend their titles

Begg-Smith, Cooper ready to defend their titles

11 December 2007

Dale Begg-Smith begins the defence of his World Cup moguls skiing title on Thursday evening when the 2007/08 season opens in Tignes, France. A week after the moguls opening, Australia’s other World Cup champion, Jacqui Cooper, will commence her 14th aerial skiing season.

Begg-Smith, Cooper ready to defend titles

Begg-Smith, Cooper ready to defend titles

11 December 2007

Dale Begg-Smith begins the defence of his World Cup moguls skiing title on Thursday evening when the 2007/08 season opens in Tignes, France.

Mitsubishi is the official vehicle sponsor of the OWI

Mitsubishi is the official vehicle sponsor of the OWI

10 December 2007

Moguls skier Michael Robertson and aerial skier Bree Munro took delivery of two Mitsubishi Pajero vehicles on behalf of the OWI this week. Mitsubishi has entered into an agreement with the Institute to be its official vehicle sponsor, and the cars were handed over to our athletes by Mitsubishi’s Senior Manager, Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs, Lenore Taylor.

Another top ten for Steele

Another top ten for Steele

7 December 2007

Michelle Steele has slid to another top ten finish in the skeleton World Cup, placing eighth in Park City, Utah. Steele was lying in sixth position after the opening run down the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic track, but slipped back two places on her second run.

Branch posts downhill career best in return to crash site

Branch posts downhill career best in return to crash site

4 December 2007

In the second event since coming back from a major knee injury, Craig Branch has skied to the best downhill result of his career, finishing in 33rd place in the Beaver Creek World Cup in Colorado. And a day earlier, Jono Brauer finished in 27th place in the super combined at the same venue.

Hay achieves personal best top ten result

Hay achieves personal best top ten result

3 December 2007

Lachlan Hay has skated to the best result of his career, making his first top ten in the process. Hay finished in ninth place in the second of two 1500m events contested on the 2006 Olympic ice rink in Torino.

Branch posts downhill career best

Branch posts downhill career best

1 December 2007

In the second event since coming back from a major knee injury, Craig Branch has skied to the best downhill result of his career, finishing in 33rd place in the Beaver Creek World Cup in Colorad

Brauer 27th in super combined

Brauer 27th in super combined

30 November 2007

Jono Brauer has finished in 27th place in the super combined in Beaver Creek,

Top five result for Steele in skeleton opener

Top five result for Steele in skeleton opener

30 November 2007

Michelle Steele has started the 2008 skeleton season in great style, placing fifth in the Calgary World Cup. OWI/AIS team-mate Emma Lincoln-Smith was also in fine form on the Olympic track, posting a career best ninth place.

One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018

Highlights from the 2016/17 Winter World Cup season

Did you know?

Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

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.