Winter News

Astrid Radjenovic competes in the World Cup in Lake Placid.

On the eastern seaboard of Australia today, right in the very top and then down in the very bottom, 60 lucky primary students were given a rare insight into the life of a bobsleigh Olympian.

Eight athletes are sharing their Olympic journey with school students online.

Jenny Owens in action at the Ski Cross World Championships in Voss, Norway in March 2013.

When Jenny Owens competes at her third and final Olympic Winter Games next February she is hoping for only one thing – to finish with a smile on her face.

Alex

Australia’s own Alex “Chumpy” Pullin heads into next year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi as the man to beat.

Standing with the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch in Russia.

SOCHI 2014: Three months prior to the ceremonial arrival of the Olympic flame in Russia, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee approved approximately half of the torchbearers for the Olympic Torch Relay, the Presenting Partners of which are companies Coca-Cola, "Ingosstrakh" and "Russian Railways".

Snowboard slopestyle athlete Lauren Staveley on snow in Thredbo.

BLOG: I had my final x-ray two weeks ago and have been given the news that my foot is completely healed!

Anna Segal's first day back on snow after suffering a knee injury with the Aussies.

BLOG: My three weeks in Oregon flew by. The weather was great, I was back on my skis and surrounded by friends. My knee hurt a little more than expected, but I gradually figured out when I could push it and when it was better to hold back.

Australian halfpipe skier Davina Williams competing in the Dew Tour.

Davina Williams has bounced back from serious injury and the death of a friend to chase her Olympic debut in Sochi in Ski Halfpipe which also makes its debut.

The beautiful Sochi ski cross course at the official test event for the 2014 Winter Games.

BLOG: Follow Australia's Olympic hopefuls on the road to the next Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Powered by Olympics.com.au @AUSOlympicTeam

Great to have a smile on my face with teammate Anton Grimus and Moguls athlete Brodie Summers and BK- the Boxing Kangaroo.

BLOG: On March 26, 2013 I returned home from the World Cup Tour. I was returning home with plenty to think about and a thirst for success.