The Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup competition heads to Korea this weekend for the final event of the series, which doubles as the Test Event for the 2018 Winter Olympic 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.
Two-time World Champion Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin roared back on to the snowboard cross podium in Germany yesterday, winning gold at the Feldberg World Cup in a dramatic race which saw fellow Aussie Jarryd Hughes claim the silver.
Coming off her second season’s gold last week in Bulgaria, world leader Belle Brockhoff has kept the momentum going by winning silver under sunny skies at the Feldberg Snowboard Cross World Cup in Germany last night.
The countdown is well and truly on to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games with only one year to go until Australia take on the world’s best in South Korea.
Our Aussie athletes are known for battling through all weather conditions with a brave face, but there is little they can do when the weather is so havoc it forces events to be canceled.
Belle Brockhoff has claimed her second World Cup win of the 2016/2017 season in Bulgaria overnight to reclaim the number one spot on the snowboard cross world rankings.