At her debut World Cup appearance, slopestyle snowboarder Tess Coady is now preparing for her first ever final after qualifying fourth in her heat at Mammoth Mountain Resort, USA.
It was another successful day of qualifying last night as five Australians made their way through to the finals of the Snowboard Cross world cup in Bulgaria.
2017 started with a bang! Winter athletes competing in the Northern Hemisphere recorded some of the best Australian results in history. While on home soil, Olympians added National Championship titles to their resume and crowds flocked to some of the biggest sporting events of the year.
Three gold medals and one bronze were the highlights of the past weekend, but the excitement and impressive performances didn't stop at the end of the podium.
Belle Brockhoff bounced back from a slight fall in qualification to finish 6th in the Big Final of the Solitude Snowboard Cross World Cup this morning.
Nail-biting is the best description for the Laax Open World Cup in Switzerland this weekend when two-time Olympian and current World Champion Scotty James laid down the top score going into the third and final Snowboard Half Pipe run.