Topic: Snow Sports
The Navy men’s ‘A’ team has kept its cool and taken out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria, part of the annual Inter-service Nordic Skiing and Biathlon Championships.
Blizzard conditions failed to deter the ADF’s best snow sports athletes from competing in the annual Australian Defence International and Interservices Alpine Snowsports Championships (ADIISC) at Perisher Valley.
More than twenty Navy women pushed themselves through the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher recently. All the effort was in the lead up to this week’s Navy Alpine Snow Sports Championships that are also being run at Perisher.
It’s not just the vast waters of the high seas Navy is fighting and winning on - the frozen water on the slopes of Mt Perisher was recently carved up by Navy athletes who dominated this year’s Australian Defence Force Alpine Snowsports events.
Navy skiers struggled to dent a dominant Army side during this year’s winter biathlon, Exercise Coolshot, at Mount 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.
Seven Australian Defence Force Nordic Skiing and Biathlon Association members spent Australia Day in the heart of the Bavarian Alps for a British military nordic skiing and biathlon competition.
A team of 23 Navy Nordic Skiing and Biathlon members mustered near Mt Hotham in Victoria to undertake skiing and shooting training activities as part of Exercise Coolshot 16.
It was powder on the face of a different kind for 45 naval officers and sailors at the recent Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Weekend at Perisher on 25-26 July.