Topic: Alpine Sports
A team of HMAS Cairns sailors, more accustomed to crocodiles than cardigans have surprised many with their performance at this year’s Navy Alpine Snowsport Championships held in the Perisher Valley, New South Wales.
It’s not just the vast waters of the high seas Navy is fighting and winning on.
Navy skiers struggled to dent a dominant Army side during this year’s winter biathlon, Exercise Coolshot, at Mt Hotham, Victoria, from 6-11 August.
A group of Navy women have given up warmth and comfort, for freezing temperatures and bruises, attending an intensive training camp, hardening their skills to represent Navy at the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports championships.