Next up, Catch up: Day 4
12 February 2018
PYEONGCHANG 2018: In case you missed it, Australia won its first PyeongChang 2018 medal last night when Matt Graham claimed silver in the men’s moguls. The excitement and positive vibes continue into Day 4 with halfpipe finals and qualifications and cross country skiing.
Emily Arthur is back in the pipe at 10am (midday AEDT) today in the women’s final. She heads into the 12-rider event today ranked eighth after yesterday’s qualification runs
Following the women’s finals, Australian flagbearer and soon-to-be triple Olympian Scotty James will line up in the men’s snowboard halfpipe qualification runs from 1pm (3pm AEDT). Joining James will be his fellow Sochi 2014 Teammates Kent Callister and Nate Johnstone. The Team will be looking for a top 12 finish to secure their place in Wednesday’s final showdown.
Casey Wright will make her Olympic debut on Day 4 in the women’s Cross Country Skiing Sprint Classic. She will join Jess Yeaton and Sochi Olympian Aimee Watson in the 1.4km dash when the qualification rounds kick off at 5.30pm (7.30pm AEDT). The men’s event will also take place where Sochi Olympian Phil Bellingham will wear the green and gold for the 1.5km Sprint. Qualification, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the finals will all be held during the evening in front of a pumping crowd at the Alpensia Cross Country Centre
Matt Graham claimed Australia’s first medal last night with silver in the men’s moguls! Read how the event went down HERE, watch Matt’s reaction HERE and watch how all of Australia reacted to the news HERE.
Olympic rookie Emily Arthur qualified for today’s Snowboard Halfpipe final in yesterday’s qualification runs. She landed a clean run on her second attempt, recording a score of 66.50 to secure her place in the 12-women final in eighth place. Four time Olympian Holly Crawford narrowly missed out on a finals birth, finishing 13th.