All posts tagged Ashleigh Werner

Debut monobob win is icing on Werner’s cake

ASHLEIGH Werner has had a golden start to competing in bobsleigh’s newest discipline – women’s monobob (solo bobsleigh) – earning her first international race win last month at Lake Placid, USA, the 20-corner Olympic course where she first learnt to drive a sled in 2017.

Werner leads Aussies to second place

Sydney's Ashleigh Werner has led her Australian women's bobsleigh team to second place overall at the end of the North America Cup in Calgary.

Werner’s promising start in pilot’s seat

Sydney's Ashleigh Werner has successfully made her dream transition within Australia's women's bobsleigh squad, switching from brakeman to pilot in time for the North America Cup.

Werner in the driver’s seat

Ashleigh Werner has chosen to put herself in the driver's seat – literally – when it comes to dealing with the disappointment of her Australian women's two-person bobsleigh team missing out on the chance to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Werner down but not out as Winter Olympics hopes dashed

Jewish Sydneysider Ashleigh Werner, and her Australian women's bobsleigh teammates Bree Walker and Mikayla Dunn, went through a roller coaster of emotions in the last fortnight in France.

Werner’s bobsleigh race breakthrough

ASHLEIGH Werner is experiencing an incredible ride as part of the Australian women’s bobsleigh team that has begun a three-month quest to qualify in the two-person discipline for the 2018

Fox and Kellerman triumph

TWO-TIME Olympic medallist Jessica Fox and Paralympian Adam Kellerman were the highest profile winners of the Maccabi NSW Jewish Sports Awards.

Werner aims to emulate Cool Runnings

TAKE a deep breath and strap yourselves in for a thrilling ride, because Ashleigh Werner is set to become Australian Jewry's answer to Cool Runnings.

Youth show interfaith spirit

When more than 300 people from different religious backgrounds attended Australia’s largest interfaith event for young people – the Youth PoWR conference – in North Sydney last Saturday night (September 3), the frequency of nods of understanding stood out most.

Changing of the AUJS guard

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has elected its leadership team for 2015, with 21-year-old political enthusiast Dean Sherr set to sit at the helm as national chairperson.