Next up, Catch up: Day 3
12 February 2018
PYEONGCHANG 2018: Australian competition today will be based out of Phoenix Snow Park with the women’s halfpipe qualifications followed by the men’s mogul skiing finals.
In the moguls, the men will be looking to build on performance of the Aussie women from Day 2, where three skiers made the first final, before Jakara Anthony and Britt Cox went on to finish fourth and fifth respectively in the Super Final.
Holly Crawford will become a four-time Olympian when she lines up for the ladies snowboard halfpipe qualification runs at 1.30pm (3.30pm AEDT). Joining Crawford is Olympic rookie and Youth Olympic Games silver medalist Emily Arthur. Crawford and Arthur will be aiming for a top 12 finish to advance to Monday’s final. Read the event preview HERE.
Following an exciting night of women's moguls action, it’s the men’s turn to line up for the second moguls qualification run and finals. After finishing 9th in the first qualification run, world number three Matt Graham has automatically qualified for today’s 20-skier final. Rohan Chapman-Davies, James Matheson and Brodie Summers have one more chance to join Matt in the finals, by securing a top-10 position in the second qualification run from 7.30pm local time (9.30pm AEDT).
Jakara Anthony and Britt Cox finished just off the podium in the women's moguls finals at Bokwang Snow Park late Sunday night. Olympic debutant Anthony put down a score of 75.38 in the Super Final to claim an exceptional fourth place. Triple Olympian Cox was just behind her, finishing fifth in the Super Final with a score of 74.08. Madii Himbury qualified for the first final, finishing in 20th place, while Claudia Gueli finished 23rd on debut. Read the event recap HERE.
In Cross Country Skiing, dual Olympian Callum Watson bettered his Sochi 2014 result in the men’s 15km + 15km Skiathlon event on Day 2, finishing in 58th place in extremely difficult conditions. Read more HERE.
Unfortunately, 17-year-old Tess Coady ruptured her ACL in the final training run prior to making her Olympic debut in the Snowboard Slopestyle, bringing a premature end to her Olympic campaign. Read more HERE.