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Alpine skier Sam Robertson aged 2

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.

James Magnussen of Australia reacts after seeing her time when he won the Men's 100 Metre Freestyle Final during day five of the Australian Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 30, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Reigning world champion James Magnussen has produced the fastest time in the world this year, so to has Cate Campbell and Daniel Tranter swam a huge PB to win his place on the Barcelona Team.

Ben St Lawrence runs in the 2010 Zatopek Men's 10,000m in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Ben St Lawrence has produced a magnificent victory in the men’s 10,000m at the Payton Jordan Invitational to ensure his selection for the IAAF World Championships.

Jessica Fox of Australia competes in the Women's Kayak Single (K1) Slalom on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England.

CANOE/KAYAK: Australia's Olympic canoe silver medallist Jessica Fox has made a strong start to her European tour, winning the C1 event at the opening leg of the Pyrenees Cup in Spain.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan after winning gold in Hyeres, France.

SAILING: Australian sailors have won two gold medals on the final day of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France,

Mid double cork 1080 in Whistler at the AFP World Championships. Managed to snag 3rd here and secure my 2nd position overall.

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.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan find form in stronger conditions at the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France.

SAILING: Australian crews have made their way up the leader board on day four of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan find form in stronger conditions at the Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France.

SAILING: Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have made the perfect start to finals racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France, with two wins from two starts in the 470 men's class.

Svetlana Radkevich of Belarus competes with Sophie Muir of Australia during the women's speed skating 500 m on day five of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Richmond Olympic Oval on February 16, 2010.

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.

(L-R) Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, Jessicah Schipper and Alicia Coutts of Australia pose with their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay Final at Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Complex during day six of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Direct financial support for Australia’s top athletes, including potential medal winners at the next year’s Commonwealth Games, will be boosted thanks to a new partnership between the ASC and ACGA.