With a couple of weeks to rest and train since the last competition in Lake Placid, the men and ladies of the Aerials World Cup should be ready let fly in Deer Valley.
Two of Australia’s up-and-coming mogul skiers are preparing for a busy month of competition which will span two continents and culminate with the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo Japan.
With four Moguls World Cups done and dusted, the OWIA and NSWIS skiers have arrived in Deer Valley in Utah, USA prepared and ready after last weekend’s historic double win by Britt Cox and Matt Graham.
Australia’s top female ski cross athlete Sami Kennedy-Sim is looking to continue her strong form this weekend at the next World Cup event in Feldberg, Germany.
Australia’s top female short track speed skater, Deanna Lockett, is well rested and looking to send a strong message to her competitors at the first world cup for 2017 in Dresden, Germany.
2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.
Three gold medals and one bronze were the highlights of the past weekend, but the excitement and impressive performances didn't stop at the end of the podium.
Australians Callum Watson, Paul Kovacs and Phil Bellingham stepped up their preparations for Pyeongchang 2018 with competitive performances at the Cross Country Skiing World Cup in Falun, Sweden over the weekend.
One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018
Gallery | Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games
Did you know?
At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.
Did you know?
At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.