There are just 200 days to go until Australia’s finest winter athletes hit the ice and snow for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games
Australia has joined with other participating nations to farewell the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games at the official closing ceremony on Sunday 26 February.
22-year old Josh Capponi will not forget the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games quickly, after getting the chance to go head-to-head against Olympic gold medallist and event winner Lee Seung-Hoon of Korea.
Australia’s sole speed skating competitor at the Sapporo 2017 Asian Winter Games has taken to the ice for the first time, mixing it with some of the best in the sport to come away with a promising result.
Asian Winter Games athlete Josh Capponi was 18 when he relocated to Holland to further pursue his speed skating ambitions. His parents thought he would stay for six months. That was four years ago.
Daniel Greig will get his first look at the 2018 Olympic track on Friday when he competes at the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.
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.
Long track speed skater Daniel Greig has improved on his Day 1 performance at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Berlin, placing 18th in the 1000m A Division event overnight.