SPEED SKATING: Aussie speed skater Daniel Greig has smashed his way into the top-ten best skaters in the world, placing ninth in the 500m sprint at the World Cup in Berlin, Germany.
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Athlete portrait sessions captured by Australian Olympic Team supplier Getty Images. This collection profiles some of the Australian athletes aiming to compete at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Russia in February, 2014.
FREESTYLE SKIING: After racing was postponed due to the extreme cold, finals of the ski cross world cup in Nakiska, Canada got underway today.
SNOWBOARD CROSS: Australian teenager Jarryd Hughes achieved a World Cup career best result with an eighth place in the season’s opening snowboard cross event in Montafon, Austria, today.
SKI CROSS: The finals of the season’s first World Cup ski cross event in Nakiska, Canada, were postponed today due to extreme cold.
SKI JUMPING: Sara Takanashi of Japan won the first women's ski jump World Cup event of the season on Saturday, immediately showing why she is the big favourite for gold at the Sochi Olympics.
Australia’s Snowboard Cross team will contest the opening round of the 2013/14 World Cup season in Montafon, Austria, this weekend, without Alex “Chumpy” Pullin.