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Aussie speed skaters primed for AYOF

Aussie speed skaters primed for AYOF

3 January 2007

Sixteen-year-old Marissa Earle is aiming for a medal in the 1000 metres short track speed skating at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) this month. After refining her skills at an intense training camp held in Brisbane recently Earle is geared up for the big event

Cooper sets new world mark

Cooper sets new world mark

28 December 2006

Australian aerial skier Jacqui Cooper has broken her own single jump world record score in winning the United States world championships selection trials. Cooper's triple twisting triple somersault earned 114.81 points from the judges at the Park City event

Cooper sets new world mark in US trials

Cooper sets new world mark in US trials

24 December 2006

Australian aerial skier Jacqui Cooper has broken her own single jump world record score in winning the United States world championships selection trials.

Crawford confirms halfpipe status

Crawford confirms halfpipe status

18 December 2006

Australian halfpipe snowboarder Holly Crawford has confirmed her status as one of the sport's leading contenders with a fifth placing in the prestigious Chevrolet US Snowboard Grand Prix in Breckenridge, Colorado. Competing against a field containing most of the world's best riders

Australian halfpipe rider up with the world's best

Australian halfpipe rider up with the world's best

17 December 2006

Australian halfpipe snowboarder Holly Crawford has confirmed her status as one of the sport's leading contenders with a fifth placing in the prestigious Chevrolet US Snowboard Grand Prix in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Steele misses top ten for first time

Steele misses top ten for first time

16 December 2006

Skeleton athlete Michelle Steele has finished outside the top ten for the first time in her short career, placing 14th in the Lake Placid World Cup.

IOC honours Seven's Torino coverage

IOC honours Seven's Torino coverage

14 December 2006

The Seven Network has been recognised by the International Olympic Committee as the leader in the coverage of the Olympic Games...

Australian skater makes top ten in fourth World Cup

Australian skater makes top ten in fourth World Cup

12 December 2006

Australian teenager Alex Merriman has skated to the first top ten result of his career, in just his fourth World Cup short track event.

Cooper takes silver but misses career record

Cooper takes silver but misses career record

11 December 2006

Jacqui Cooper has claimed the 29th podium result of her career, finishing in second place to Chinese aerial skier Nina Li in the...

Cooper takes silver but misses career record

Cooper takes silver but misses career record

10 December 2006

Jacqui Cooper has claimed the 29th podium result of her career, finishing in second place to Chinese aerial skier Nina Li in the second round of the 2006/07 World Cup season in Jilin Beida Lake, China. Cooper missed her chance to collect a record-equalling 17th career victory with a low scoring triple twisting triple somersault in the opening round of the event, scoring just 84.44 points for sixth place behind a brace of five Chinese skiers.

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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.

Did you know?

Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) has attended 7 Summer Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012).