Australian Winter Olympic Team Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman is hoping that Bokwang Park will be Australia’s ‘Field of Dreams’ at the PyeongChang 2018 Games.
Between competing all over the world, completing her university degree and finding the coolest costumes to venture out in biathlete Jill Colebourn keeps herself pretty busy.
Tess Coady’s competitors might be warier of her at the Junior Snowboard Slopestyle World Championships this weekend, after she produced a strong sixth-place finish at the Spindleruv Mlyn World Cup on Saturday.
Olympic qualification could be just days away for Australia’s super pair, Harley Windsor and Katia Alexandrovskaya when they compete in the World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki this week.
In a thrilling finale to the 2016-17 Snowboard Cross World Cup this weekend, Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin claimed his third podium this season with a bronze in perfect conditions on the high-speed course of Veysonnaz,.
A breakout season against the sport’s elite has Jessica Yeaton emerging as one of the nation’s leading contenders for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Figure skater Kailani Craine has a dream – the Olympic Winter Games next February, and the path to that dream crystallises at the 2017 Helsinki World Championships Finland next week.
After five World Cups and the World Championships events completed, the best snowboard cross riders are in Veysonnaz, Switzerland for the final 2016/17 World Cup event, with Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin coming into the race currently ranked fourth overall in the world standings
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Aussies in Action Day 12
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?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).