TBR is honoured to announce that at different stages of season 2014 a number of our high performance friends will be dropping by to assist our athletes with their training goals.
Whether it be learning to shred an edge with Ski Cross Olympians Katya Crema and Anton Grimus or perfecting your skills in the bumps and air with Mogul Olympians Brodie Summers and Britt Cox we’re sure all involved will benefit greatly from the experience.
Here at TBR we have always been suckers for a new toy and if that new toy happens to be a useful training tool that will enable us to provide real time feedback to our athletes from a unique perspective then thats just - all good!!
Our new toy for 2014 is a drone quad helicopter with a mounted HD camera. Quad, as he’s come to be known, has already been busy conducting test flights out at the SSA water jumping facility in Lillydale. His soothing buzz & dazzling acrobatics along with his crisp and mind bending imagery are set to be a common feature at Mt Buller from here on in. Responsibly, TBR has taken steps to ensure that all of Quad’s operators have received the highest levels of training. Safety is a top priority both for Quad’s sake and for anyone or anything that may happen to intersect his flight path.
Every four years the Australian Winter Sports community has its chance to capture the imaginations of the greater Australia public and show them what we’re made of! Despite the confidence we have in our professionalism and global competitiveness, we appreciate the positive feedback our athletes and programs receive and we relish the opportunity to share the sport we are so passionate about with the rest of Australia.
Sochi was huge games for TBR and our friends.
Lydia Lasilla backed up her gold from Vancouver with a bronze in the woman’s aerials. Anna Segal overcame serious knee injury to challenge for a medal and achieved a close fourth in the inaugural woman’s slopestyle. Brodie Summers narrowly missed the men’s mogul super final finishing in 13th, .03 of a point off the pace whilst, in the female moguls, one of our great friends Britt Cox pulled out a stellar performance to finish fifth. TBR occasional guest coach Katya Crema also turned up the heat finishing seventh in the woman’s ski cross after narrowly missing an opportunity to compete for a medal in the big final.
TBR would like to send a huge shout out to the coaches, support staff, families and friends who assisted these athletes in achieving their outstanding results, your support is often overlooked but never taken for granted.
We are fortunate as a club to have so many close relationships with such high performance athletes, their coaches and support staff. Ultimately it is our athletes that benefit from this exposure. What better way to achieve success and a sound appreciation for our sport than through direct exposure to those who are currently at the top of the game