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Conditions make slalom ‘anyone’s race’

Conditions make slalom ‘anyone’s race’

20 January 2012

Perth ski racer Greta Small is in twelfth place after the 1st run of the Slalom event in difficult conditions at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.

Laidlaw turns frustration into 'super stoked'

Laidlaw turns frustration into 'super stoked'

20 January 2012

Melbourne skier Harry Laidlaw bounced from a frustrating few days at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, with a scorching run in Ski Cross qualification today.

Bronze euphoria for Crompton and Fitch

Bronze euphoria for Crompton and Fitch

20 January 2012

After six hockey skills tests over two hours in a cut-throat head-to-head format, Crompton’s 17 points was enough to win her the bronze medal on a three-way countback with Great Britain and Italy.

Fast and furious action at Kuhtai

Fast and furious action at Kuhtai

20 January 2012

The Australian ski cross team have performed very well under difficult conditions, producing fast qualifying times in competition today.

Cross Country skiers bow out

Cross Country skiers bow out

20 January 2012

Australia’s two cross country skiers have finished their Winter Youth Olympic Games campaigns.

Small fired up after meeting Vonn

Small fired up after meeting Vonn

20 January 2012

Sixteen-year-old Australian alpine skier Greta Small had the chance to meet a big-time star at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

Fitch wins Australia's first Winter Youth Olympic medal

Fitch wins Australia's first Winter Youth Olympic medal

20 January 2012

Alex Fitch has made history today as Australia’s first ever Winter Youth Olympic medallist after pulling off a fantastic performance in the women’s snowboard slopestyle final to win bronze.

Slopestylin' Fitchy makes final

Slopestylin' Fitchy makes final

19 January 2012

Sixteen-year-old snowboard sensation Alex Fitch has qualified with the third highest score for the slopestyle final at the Innsbruck Winter Youth Olympics.

Crompton reverts to quick snap shot

Crompton reverts to quick snap shot

19 January 2012

Australian ice hockey player Sharnita Crompton has made changes to her shooting technique ahead of Thursday night’s (Friday AEDT) medal round of the Individual Skills Challenge at the Innsbruck Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Fitch eyes slopestyle podium

Fitch eyes slopestyle podium

19 January 2012

When snowboard slopestyle was announced as a new event for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, talented young boarders such as Alex Fitch stood up and took notice.

Mountain bike duo building for Rio

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Did you know?

Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.