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Aussies upbeat despite ski cross disappointment

Aussies upbeat despite ski cross disappointment

22 January 2012

In disappointing news for the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team, the finals of the ski cross have been cancelled due to the weather and will not be held at the Games.

Laidlaw solid in slalom first run

Laidlaw solid in slalom first run

21 January 2012

Laidlaw solid in snowstorm slalom Melbourne skier Harry Laidlaw has put down a solid first run of the Slalom event on Saturday morning at Innsbruck 2012, to be sitting in 23rd place before the final run in a few hours time.

Small bags another 7th and reflects on Games

Small bags another 7th and reflects on Games

21 January 2012

Greta Small has produced an excellent second run in the women’s slalom competition, to end her Winter Youth Olympic Games campaign on a high with a second top-10 performance.

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.

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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.