All posts tagged Winter Olympics

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.

Adrenaline rush

A ski adventure on a some of the world's most spectacular mountains provides the backdrop for two champion Aussie skiers to discuss the fear factor.

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

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.

Heartbreak as Segal denied bronze

AUSTRALIAN skier Anna Segal (pictured) has fallen agonisingly short of securing Australia's first medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, falling eight points short of bronze medalist Canadian Kim Lamare in the final of the ladies’s ski slopestyle final.

Segal geared up for Sochi Olympics

SLOPESTYLE skier Anna Segal is in final preparations for what will be the biggest event of her fledgling career, set to represent Australia at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.