How snow-deprived Aussies can win in snowboard cross and ski-cross in Pyeongchang

Australia’s Steven Bradbury is famous for winning Olympic gold through being the last man standing in the 1000m short-track speed skating event in 2002. In snowboard cross and ski-cross, the “fall factor” also impacts an athletes chance at medalling. But for Aussies to succeed in …

Making skis strong enough for Olympians to race on

Olympians expect top-notch performance from their minds and bodies, but they get crucial advantages from the very best equipment for their sports and the weather conditions they’re competing in. Skis, for example, must stand up to near-constant changes in stress during races. The ideal ski …