20 Years on from Gold | Australian Olympic Committee
 

On 16th February 2002 Steven Bradbury won Australia's most famous gold medal and two days later Alisa Camplin cemented Australia's footprint on the Winter Olympic stage.

During the 20 years since, Winter Olympic Sports in Australia have gone from strength to strength, developing world class infrastructure and yielding success on snow and ice.

Here's the 20 years since 'that' gold medal.

20 Years on from Gold

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2002.

Steve Bradbury and Alisa Camplin win gold at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games

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2003.

The first purpose built mogul course is created in Perisher call Toppa’s Dream

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2004.

Alisa Camplin wins the World Cup Aerial Skiing season and claims her second Crystal Globe

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2005.

Four athletes across moguls, snowboard cross and snowboard halfpipe win their first World Cup medals.

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2006.

Mogul skier Dale Begg-Smith becomes Olympic Champion at the Games in Torino, Italy

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2007.

Skeleton athlete Michelle Steele is the first Australian to reach the World Cup podium in any sliding sport

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2008.

Jacqui Cooper wins the Aerial Skiing World Cup season for the fifth time claiming more Crystal Globes than anyone in the history of Australian skiing

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2009.

Lydia Lassila becomes World Cup Champion

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2010.

Torah Bright and Lydia Lassila win gold in Vancouver Olympics & the OWIA opens the Ice House in Melbourne

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2011.

Three World Championships wins in one remarkable season in aerials, moguls, and snowboard halfpipe

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2012.

Five athletes in five different disciplines reach the World Cup podium for the first time aerials, moguls, skeleton, ski cross and board cross.

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2013.

Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin wins Snowboard Cross World Cup season claiming his second Crystal Globe

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2014.

David Morris and Torah Bright both take home a Silver medal at the Olympics in Sochi, Russia

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2015.

Both Scotty James and Laura Peel win World Championship in snowboard halfpipe and Aerial skiing respectively.

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2016.

Mogul skier Matt Graham and Snowboard cross athlete Belle Brockhoff win their first World Cups

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2017.

Official Olympic Training Centre opens at Mt Buller

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2018.

Snowboard cross athlete Jarryd Hughes and mogul skier Matt Graham both take home a silver medal at the Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea

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2019.

Snowboard halfpipe athlete Scotty James wins his third World Championships

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2020.

Geoff Hanke Ramp begins operation in Brisbane

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2021.

Australia’s first ever curling team qualifies for the Olympics in Beijing