There are just 200 days to go until Australia’s finest winter athletes hit the ice and snow for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games
World Champions Britt Cox and Scotty James have jointly taken out the Australian Snowsports Athlete of the Year Award, which was announced at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Awards in Melbourne last night.
After a record breaking International season for Australia’s Snowsports athletes, 21 have been nominated for Snowsport Athlete of the Year Awards in their class, in recognition of their outstanding achievements ahead of the Australian Ski & Snowboard Awards.
Australia has joined with other participating nations to farewell the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games at the official closing ceremony on Sunday 26 February.
Zanna Farrell and Liam Michael have rounded out their Asian Winter Games campaigns with top ten finishes in their respective slalom events in Sapporo.
Amid a picture perfect backdrop Australia’s Liam Michael has finished seventh in the men’s Giant Slalom at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games.
A year ago Australia took 17 rising winter athletes to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games and returned home with five medals, a heap of top ten performances and a lifetime of amazing experiences.