There is a series of great articles by the Australian Olympic Committee, on hopefuls to watch for the Olympic Winter Games in February 2018, at PyeongChang, KOR!
Damon Morton and Jill Colebourn were the winners of the Men (Morton) and Women (Colebourn) Open events at the Australian Biathlon Championships 2017, held last month at Mount Hotham, site of the only biathlon range in Australia.
Find out all the athletes that are in contention to represent Australia at: www.pyeongchang2018.com.au
Young gun Damon Morton is looking to follow in the footsteps of his father Cameron by wearing the green and gold for Australia at the Winter Olympic Games.
Morton has spent time in Livigno, ITA, training and competing and having lined up in a number of IBU Junior Cup and IBU Cup events, he made his senior World Championships debut in where he finished 87th in the 10km sprint.
Morton competed at the 2017 Asian Winter Games, alongside sister Darcie Morton, Jill Colebourn and Jeremy Flanagan. He claimed 13th in 10km sprint, 13th in 12.5km pursuit and then finished 8th in the mixed relay.
Jill Colebourn is the first in her family to do biathlon, having started in moguls and cross country skiing.
Jill has spent time in Livigno, ITA, and was part of Australia’s first-ever mixed relay team at the Winter University Games in 2017. She also participated in the 2017 Asian Winter Games.
Jill takes us out on the biathlon course, at: http://pyeongchang2018.olympics.com.au/media/66B76490-83DF-11E7-8CE4D2D19610CFF9
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