About Britt Cox
Growing up in the Victorian Alpine Resort of Falls Creek, Britt was born into a mogul skiing environment, with her family passionate mogul skiers, she was always destined to excel at the highest level.
Britt announced her arrival on the world stage in the sport she loves as a fifteen-year-old, when she became the second youngest athlete in history to represent Australia at a Winter Olympics and was the youngest competitor at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Britt is now one of the leading mogul skiers in the world, becoming the first Australian female to win a mogul skiing World Cup medal in February 2012 in Deer Valley, USA. During the 2013 season, Britt further added to her medal tally winning bronze at the World Cup event in Lake Placid, USA.
At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, Britt showed how far she progressed from Vancouver, finishing just off the podium in fifth place.
Displaying a tremendous work ethic and dedication in all that she does, Britt is driven to become one of the world’s leading mogul skiers, aiming for the podium at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, Korea.
Date Of Birth: 29th September 1994
Born: Wodonga, VIC
Lives: Mount Beauty, VIC
Primary school education: Alternated between Mt Beauty Primary in the summer and Falls Creek Primary in the winter.
Secondary school education: Years 7-10 The Scots School in Albury, where I received great support both academically and with my sporting endeavours. Years 11 & 12 Distance Education.
Institute: Olympic Winter Institute of Australia (OWI), Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS)
National Federation: Ski & Snowboard Australia (SSA)
Primary Coach(es): Steve Desovich, Jerry Grossi
2008 Australian Winter: NSWIS Emerging Athlete Scholarship
2008/2009 Northern Winter: SSA Sub Development Team
2009 (May): Selected for OWIA/AIS training camp in Whistler, CAN
2009 Australian Winter: NSWIS Full Athlete Scholarship
2009/2010 Northern Winter: NSWIS Australian Development Team
2010: Australian Olympian, the youngest athlete in Vancouver
2010 (April): SSA Junior Freestyle Skier of the year at the SSA Awards
2010 (May): Selected for OWIA/AIS training camp in Whistler, CAN
2010 (August): Winner Junior National Mogul Champs & ABOM Mogul Challenge. Bronze and Silver in the National Championships at Perisher.
2010 (November): Received OWIA/AIS Scholarship
2011 (February): Competing in first ever World Championships, achieves a career best placing of 12th in the Dual Moguls at the 2011 World Championships in Deer Valley, UT, USA.
2011 (April): SSA Junior Athlete of the year (all disciplines) at the SSA Awards
2011 (August): Winner Junior National Mogul Champs & ABOM Mogul Challenge for second straight year. Silver medal in the National Championships at Perisher.
2011 (December): Qualifies for first ever World Cup final in Ruka, Finland, placing 14th.
2012 (February): Becomes the first ever Australian female Mogul Skier to win a World Cup medal, placing third in Deer Valley, UT, USA.
2012 (August): Wins third straight ABOM Mogul Challenge.
2013 (January): Wins second career World Cup medal, placing third in Lake Placid, NY, USA.
2014 (February): Places fifth at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
2014 (May): Australian junior athlete of the year & also Australian mogul skier of the year at the Australian Ski & Snowboard Awards.
Personal Best Results
As @ 01/05/2014