Rising Australian biathlon star and Winter Youth Olympian Darcie Morton is pushing hard to represent Australia at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
The all-important World Cup events heat up again this weekend as the Aussies fly the flag in a host of winter sports. Snowboard slopestyle athlete Jessica Rich kicks off proceedings in Kreischberg, Austria on Friday evening at 6.45pm AEDT while Ski slopestyle star Russ Henshaw competes in Font Romeu, France from 7pm AEDT.
It was one of the most successful weekend's on record for Australian winter athletes with six World Cup medals, 2 fourth place finishes, and a number of other impressive performances on the snow and ice.
It’s been a busy weekend for three of Australia’s leading biathletes who competed in the IBU Cup event in Obertilliach, Austria.
Damon Morton and Daniel Walker have secured their qualification for the next stage of the IBU Cup following their results at the Ridnaun event in Italy overnight.
Brother and sister duo Darcie and Damon Morton have made history overnight becoming the first Australian pair to compete in the single mixed relay at an IBU Cup event.