Alex Pullin wants to dominate the pre-Winter Olympics season despite failing to convert his snowboard cross favouritism four years ago into success in Sochi.
Following last week’s seventh place at in Beijing, Big Air, snowboarder Jess Rich brought a stronger trick to her second World Cup over the weekend stage at Sparkassen Park in Moenchengladbach, Germany to make the finals and finish sixth overall.
Sochi Olympian and Snowboard Cross athlete Belle Brockhoff, has made a successful return to competition, finishing in eighth place at the first of two Europa Cup events in Pitztal, Austria.
Surgery and rehab for a broken collar bone after a mishap in New Zealand in August is all behind Snowboard Big Air’s Jess Rich now that she’s been able to contest her opening World Cup in Beijing over the weekend.
It’s hard to believe that no less than eight years ago Tess Coady, a two-time Junior Snowboard World Champion and NSWIS Junior Athlete of the Year, had never even seen snow.
With the 2018 Winter Games edging closer, PyeongChang hopeful Jessica Rich is aiming to keep things simple when she competes at the Big Air World Cup in Beijing this week.