Winter News

An Australian Select 15 and under ice hockey team defeated New 5-0 in an international game in September.

The Olympic Winter Institute short track speed skating team left Australia on Sunday for two World Cup events in North America.

The Olympic Winter Institute’s Michael Robertson and NSWIS/SAL skier Davina Williams have ended the 2003 season as the Continental Cup moguls champions, after a series of strong performances.

New OWI team member Dale Begg-Smith took the double at the Mt Buller Continental Cup moguls in September, collecting gold ahead of older brother Jason in the first leg of the two leg event, then defeating fellow Mt Buller skier Trennon Paynter and Australian 2003 World Championship team member Michael Robertson in the second event.

OWI aerial skier Lydia Ierodiaconou shares the world’s number one ranking following the Alpine Exposure World Aerials at Mt Buller in September.

OWI scholarship holder Holly Crawford produced a personal best result in the opening event of the 2003/04 FIS Snowboard World Cup as fellow Australian rider Torah Bright narrowly missed a podium place in another personal best performance.

NSWIS athletes Luke Deane and Jono Brauer shared the honours in a series of races in Turoa that rounded out the Australia New Zealand Continental Cup.

Australian skier Lydia Ierodiaconou has stepped up to win the second event of the Alpine Exposure World Aerials at Mt Buller after team-mate Alisa Camplin crashed out of the competition in the qualifying round.

OWI scholarship holder Ben Mates has won the national halfpipe title at the Fructis Freeride Snowboard Nationals.

Australian Lydia Ierodiaconou and Canadian Veronika Bauer are joint top qualifiers for this afternoon’s final of the second round of the Alpine Exposure World Aerials at Mt Buller, but Olympic champion Alisa Camplin failed to land her qualifying jump and will miss the final.