The Australian winter season is officially underway with resorts expected to open early after a blast of snow and dropping temperatures but Australia’s female Ski Cross supremo Sami Kennedy-Sim is holding back from a quick trip to the snowy ranges this weekend – despite the urge to do so.
After a break through 2016/17 season where he contested his first World Cup tour and qualified for the World Championships, mogul skiier James Matheson is looking to qualify for his debut Olympic Games at PyeongChang 2018.
Not many people can say they fell into their Olympic career “totally by accident” but that’s exactly what happened to PyeongChang 2018 hopeful, Ashleigh Werner.
Having made her Olympic debut at Sochi 2014, aerials skier Samantha Wells is on track to wear the green and gold at another Winter Games at PyeongChang in just under a year's time.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Figure Skaters selected on the Australian Winter Olympic team
Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
Did you know?
Rugby Union will return to the Olympic Games at Rio 2016 with a Sevens competition for men and women.