Kyra Wheatley | Australian Olympic Committee

FREESTYLE SKIING

FAST FACTS

Sport:  Freestyle Skiing 
Event:  Ski Cross 
Lives: Wahroonga, NSW 
Club: Perisher Winter Sports Club, NSW 
School: Pymble Ladies College, NSW 
Age at Games: 16 

ABOUT KYRA

Kyra started skiing at 3 years old when her dad took her skiing in New York, USA.

Once she realised she was a talented skier, Kyra decided to pursue a career in skiing, however, she originally wanted to do every discipline – Alpine, Moguls and Ski Cross.

Kyra loves that she has been able to form friendships with people all over the world and in the different discipline she has competed in over the years.

Making the decision to focus on ski racing, Kyra has achieved impressive results in the past year.

Most recently, Kyra was the 2018 U16 Australian Alpine Champion, the New Zealand U16 2018 Youth Series Champion and is currently the 2019 U18 Australian Giant Slalom and Slalom Champion.

 

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