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Australian Olympians took to social media yesterday to reflect on what it means to wear the green and gold on the international sporting stage and represent their country in the sport they love.
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.
Current World Champion Snowboarder, Scotty James, has made a strong start to his 2016-2017 northern hemisphere season, qualifying second in his heat to advance through to the halfpipe final at the US Snowboard Grand Prix/World Cup event in Copper Mountain.
Australian halfpipe rider Scotty James will follow the lead of an increasing number of snowboarders by concentrating on one event for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
World Championship gold medals have secured aerial skier Laura Peel and snowboarder Scotty James the joint title of Australia’s Snowsports Athlete of the Year.
SNOWBOARD: Dual Olympian Scotty James claimed Australia’s second gold medal in the FIS Ski and Snowboard World Championships by taking out the Halfpipe competition, in Kreischberg, Austria.
FREESTYLE/SNOWBOARD: A team of 21 Australians, 10 men and 11 women, will mount their assault on the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Austria, from Thursday.