Australian mogul skiier Jakara Anthony claimed her first ever World Cup gold medal at the Lake Placid World Cup tour event, beating out France’s Perrine Laffont and USA’s Tess Johnson.
Australia’s Mogul Skiing Team kicked off the New Year with the Calgary World Cup over the weekend, while unpredictable weather hampered Australia’s Skeleton and Alpine athletes.
In just one year the third Winter Youth Olympic Games will kick off in Lausanne, Switzerland. To celebrate the milestone, the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Organising Committee (YOGOC) unveiled its mascot “Yodli”, designed by students from a local art school.
November was a time for awards, retirements, tributes and excitement for the future, with some impressive results coming from debuting, returning and veteran Olympic sports.
Half way through 2018 and your Aussie athletes continued kicking goals, with June full of medals, honours, world firsts, a deadly fun run and the end of an era for a winter Olympian.
Australian winter athletes have notched impressive weekend results across North America and Europe, headlined by a Scotty James’ win and silver for monobob pilot Breeana Walker.
Jakara Anthony first became a household name when she narrowly missed out on a medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, placing fourth in Women’s Mogul Skiing.
The month of May was action packed for your Australian Olympians, with world-first achievements, medals galore and a curious case of a kidnapped canoe!
Highlights of Buenos Aires 2018
Best of Buenos Aires 2018
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.