With 500 days to go until the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, snowboard cross rider Jarryd Hughes has his sights firmly set on Olympic gold.
Australian athletes will get their first opportunity to compete at the Asian Winter Games after being invited to the 2017 event to be held in Sapporo, Japan in February.
Winter athletes will be able to perfect their aerial skills on a world class facility in Australia with a new multi-purpose water-ramp facility confirmed for Lennox Head in northern NSW.
It’s been an historic night with Belle Brockhoff and Alex “Chumpy” Pullin winning the Women’s and Men’s World Cup Snowboard Cross gold medals at the season ending event in Spain.
Australian slopestyle rider Mahalah Mullins has gone within 2.5 points of a medal at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, finishing fifth after her two runs at Hafjell Freepark.
After winning an amazing three medals on the fourth day of Lillehammer 2016 competition, Australia will be represented by nine athletes on day five of action.
Alex Dickson has won Australia’s second medal of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games after claiming silver in the snowboard cross on Hafjell Olympic Slope.
Nine Aussies will feature across six disciplines on Monday with the team looking to carry forward the momentum from the weekend with more strong performances.