Jacqui Cooper has been flagged as a major contender for a new people's choice Australian sports award launched by the Fairfax newspapers The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.
Jo Shaw has missed a place in the finals of the second parallel giant slalom event of the 2008 World Cup season by the smallest of margins, but posted her second top 20 result of the year.
All three members of the OWI team who competed in the short track World Cup in Harbin, China, have made top 18 placings in a good opening to the 2007/08 season.
The first short track speed skating event of the World Cup season gets underway today, in Harbin, China. The OWI team will have three athletes competing - Lachlan Hay, Jeremy Beck and Alix-Myra Anderson.
Jo Shaw has continued to consolidate her place among the world's top 20 snowboarders, finishing in 18th place in the opening event of the season in Landgraaf, The Netherlands.
Women's Development Coach Matt Lyons reports on southern hemisphere training and competition for leading national team skier Katya Crema.
Alex Pullin has made an impressive start to his 2007/08 World Cup snowboard cross campaign, reeling off successive personal best results and posting his first top ten placing. Pullin rode to 13th place in the opening event of the season in Valle Nevado, Chile, a career-high placing for the 20-year-old Mt Buller rider, whose best result in his four previous World Cup outings had been 18th in Furano in February this year.
Alex Pullin has continued his impressive start to the season with a career-best eighth placing in the second of two World Cups in Valle Nevado, Chile. The result puts the Mt Buller 20-year-old into 11th place on the World Cup snowboard cross rankings, in just his second year on the circuit.
Alex Pullin has made an impressive start to his 2007/08 World Cup snowboard cross campaign, finishing in 13th place in the opening event of the season in Valle Nevado, Chile. It was a career-high placing for the 20-year-old Mt Buller rider, whose best result in his four previous World Cup outings was 18th in Furano in February this year.
The Australian Men's Curling team recently returned from a five day training camp in New Zealand. The camp was the first of a series of OWI supported training camps that are being conducted in New Zealand, as the Australian Curling Team, currently ranked 8th in the world, prepares for the Pacific Championships, which will take place in Beijing, China, during November 2007.
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