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.
A breakout season against the sport’s elite has Jessica Yeaton emerging as one of the nation’s leading contenders for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
A series of promising World Championships performances in Lahti, Finland has the Australian Cross Country Skiing Team feeling confident they can continue to break boundaries in the sport.
February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.
Barbara Jezersek has become Australia’s first ever cross country athlete to record a top thirty performance at a World Championships.
Australia has joined with other participating nations to farewell the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games at the official closing ceremony on Sunday 26 February.