The seven strong Australian Snowboard Cross continigent will hope to continue their form this weekend, as the 2017 FIS Ski Cross Alps tour moves to Montafen, Austria.
After coming out all guns blazing last season Australia’s Adam Lambert has proved that he’s a force to be reckoned with, finishing second in the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup at Val Thorens, France overnight.
Three-time Olympian Torah Bright has made a successful return to Snowboard Halfpipe competition with two podium finishes on the North-American Cup circuit this week.
Sochi Olympian and boardercross athlete, Belle Brockhoff has suffered a crash in Val Thorens and will now return to Australia and assess the damage.
Australia’s Snowboard Cross athletes will kick off the FIS World Cup Cross Alps Tour in Val Thorens, France this week no less than three months after their last World Cup in Cerro Catedral, Argentina.
Touted as likely to be the toughest Big Air World Cup field this season, the women’s Copper Mountain event lived up to predictions with 37 riders, many of whom were from the US and vying for a place on the American Olympic squad.