SOCHI: Snowboard cross dual World Champion Alex “Chumpy” Pullin added another prestigious accolade to a growing list of career achievements when he was named the Ski and Snowboard Australia Snowsports Athlete of the Year in Melbourne last night.
BLOG: I was ready to toss out a not-quite-fantastic meal when I realised I was just missing one ingredient that would make the recipe work!
TEAM: Sochi 2014 may be 282 days away, but the first Australian Team Assembly held at the IceHouse in Melbourne today marked a significant step on the road to Russia for many of Australia’s finest athletes.
SOCHI 2014: The classic Blundstone dress boot has been chosen by the Australian Winter Olympic Team for Sochi 2014 as the shoe for their formal uniforms.
BLOG: My name is John Farrow and for the past 4 years I have been training and competing for Australia in the winter sport of skeleton. It’s my plan to show you my personal training and the team’s preparation on our journey to Sochi over the next 10 months in order to be our best and bring back gold to Australia.
BLOG: My obsession with skiing started at a very early age. I was born in the Snowy Mountains and I learned to ski at the age of 2. By the time I was 3, I was skiing top to bottom on the Thredbo Supertrail with my parents yelling at me to slow down.
BLOG: Since Speed Skating is a minority sport here in Australia, I suppose I should probably explain first what it is so you know what I am talking about from now on. When I tell people that I am a speed skater, some of the immediate responses include...
My name is Russ Henshaw, I'm 22 years old and I am a professional skier. I started skiing at the age of 3 and soon after, at the age of 7, began to race.
BLOG: Since my accident in Czech Republic 5 weeks ago (where I broke my foot - 5th metatarsal) I have arrived back home in Melbourne and started my intensive rehab program.
FUNDING: Australian national sporting organisations have today learnt their funding allocations from the Australian Government for 2013-14 with Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie AM announcing the breakdown in almost $120 million in government investment.