Topic: Snow Sports

Cool run in cross country relay for Navy skiers

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

L-R: Lieutenant Sven Howorth, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Midshipman Lachlan Rowe and Midshipman Hamish Roberts after taking out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria. (photo: )

L-R: Lieutenant Sven Howorth, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Midshipman Lachlan Rowe and Midshipman Hamish Roberts after taking out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria.

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.

Navy snow sport participants brave the conditions

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author), CPL Chris Beerens (photographer)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor leads the pack during the men's ski cross event at the Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snow Sports Championships held at Mt Perisher, New South Wales. (photo: CPL Chris Beerens)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor leads the pack during the men's ski cross event at the Australian Defence International and Inter-services Alpine Snow Sports Championships held at Mt Perisher, New South Wales.

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.

Navy women with altitude

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author)

Lieutenant Alison Osborne getting some air at the Ladies Development Camp. Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Alison Osborne getting some air at the Ladies Development Camp. Image courtesy of Perisher Ski Resort.

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.

Cool runnings for Cairns

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

A team of HMAS Cairns sailors at this year’s Navy Alpine Snowsport Championships held in the Perisher Valley, New South Wales. (photo: Unknown)

A team of HMAS Cairns sailors at this year’s Navy Alpine Snowsport Championships held in the Perisher Valley, New South Wales.

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.

Navy rules the slopes

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), Sam Birch (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Alpine Slalom Team skier Ben Loftus competes at the National and International Inter-services Alpine Snowsports Championships at Perisher Ski Resort, NSW. (photo: Sam Birch)

Royal Australian Navy Alpine Slalom Team skier Ben Loftus competes at the National and International Inter-services Alpine Snowsports Championships at Perisher Ski Resort, NSW.

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 snowed under in biathlon

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author)

Navy skiers compete in the 2017 winter Biathlon at Mount Hotham, Victoria from August 6-11. (photo: Unknown)

Navy skiers compete in the 2017 winter Biathlon at Mount Hotham, Victoria from August 6-11.

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.

Navy women gain aptitude at altitude

Published on by LCDR Natasha Connew (author)

Twenty women attended the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher, NSW over the 21-23 July weekend. (photo: Unknown)

Twenty women attended the annual Navy Alpine Snowsports Ladies Development Camp at Perisher, NSW over the 21-23 July weekend.

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.

Biathletes set sights high in elite company

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Sven Howorth during the Exercise Rucksack 2017 Military Patrol Race at Chiemgau Arena, Ruhpolding, Germany. (photo: )

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Sven Howorth during the Exercise Rucksack 2017 Military Patrol Race at Chiemgau Arena, Ruhpolding, Germany.

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.

Navy finds the icy edge

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author and photographer)

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon. (photo: Unknown )

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon.

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.

Navy women take to the slopes

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Kate Miller (author)

Ladies Development Camp members hone their skills in skiing for preparation for the Navy Alpine Snowsports championships. (photo: Unknown)

Ladies Development Camp members hone their skills in skiing for preparation for the Navy Alpine Snowsports championships.

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.