Gosford, mogul skier Matt Graham through 1st round of Olympics

Olympic skier Matt Graham of NararaOlympic skier Matt Graham of Narara on the Central Coast

[Winter Olympics] Matt Graham, of Narara on the Central Coast has passed the first qualifying round of the Men’s Moguls at the South KoreanPyeongChang Winter Olympics. 

The 23-year-old Graham is a second time Olympian having finished 7th at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Graham came agonisingly close to making the super-final in Sochi, finishing just 0.01 of a point behind American Patrick Deneen in Final 2, placing him seventh, one position short of a super-final entry.

Graham is the third-ranked male mogul skier in the world standings with four podium finishes under his belt from the current world cup season; three bronze medals (Deer Valley, Calgary and Thaiwoo 2) and one silver medal (Thaiwoo 1).

The Men’s Moguls finals are on the evening of Tuesday 13 February.

For more information follow Matt’s Twitter account or his Facebook page.

Source: Australian Olympic Committee & Pyeong Chang Olympics websites.

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