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SSA eNews: Edition 4 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games

SSA eNews: Edition 4 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games
Day 2 Wrap

Survival test for Australia in the Super G at the PyeongChang Games

It certainly was a survival test at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre today as the Super G Para-alpine skiers experienced the warmest conditions yet at either the 2018 Winter Olympics or Paralympics, which made for poor quality snow.

The Spring-time weather created some havoc for the six Australian Paralympic skiers with only 50 per cent completing the run. Even the blue painted borders started to melt down the slope.

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Badenhorst Injury

Badenhorst not budging despite double Games blow

She was the best snowboarder for the 2017/18 IPC World Cup season, so Joany Badenhorst is not going to budge from her new duties as chief cheerleader following the devastating leg injury that closed the competition door for her at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Badenhorst won an IPC Crystal Globe in February for banked slalom and sealed the overall Globe too, signifying she was the best performed athlete over the World Cup season just ended.

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Patmore Para-Snowboard

Patmore turns Summer into Winter

There’s only been six of them in 40 years, so Queensland’s Simon Patmore will enter a fairly exclusive club of athletes who have competed at both a Paralympic Summer and Winter Games when he takes to the snowboard cross course tomorrow.

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Patmore Video

WATCH Australian Paralympian Simon Patmore about what sets the Aussie Para-Snowboard team apart from the rest.

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COMING UP DAY 3: Para Snowboarding gets underway
Channel 7

Catch all the best moments from the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics each day from 11am on 7mate. Check your local guides for all details.

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