Between November and March each year National Team athletes head overseas to train and compete, representing Australia at every level of international competition. Most years the majority of the team is based in Europe, with regular training destinations including Davos (SUI), Seefeld (AUT) and Falun (SWE).
For 2017/2018 Australian Teams will be sent to the following international events:
An overview of the events is included below. Selection policies are posted in the selection section.
The full World Cup calendar is available here on the FIS site. The base Australian qualification standard for World Cup is 120 FIS points, however this does not guarantee a start in a World Cup event. Australia targets specific events for athletes to gain experience at World Cup level, and quota places are limited per nation.
The following World Cups have been flagged as targeted events for 2017/2018:
An additional performance standard must achieved for athletes to compete in World Cups outside of the targeted events. It is intended that Australian athletes will compete in the following additional events:
The 2018 World Junior/U23 Championships take place in Goms in Switzerland from January 28 – February 4. The events are as follows:
The Australian Team will be based in Davos in December/January to prepare for the event, and will also compete in the 2018 Swiss and Austrian Championships
The 2019 World Championships take place in Seefeld, Austria from February 20 to March 3. The events are as follows:
The 2019 World Universiade Winter Games will take place in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, between March 2-12. The events are as follows:
The base qualification standard for the WUWG is usually the same as for the World Junior Championship.