SKIING STAR SUFFERS HUGE SETBACK

After a breakout year, where she finished on the podium for the first time….Abbey Willcox has suffered a huge setback,

fracturing her lower leg bone in training for the Aerial Skiing World Cup event in Russia.

She will now return home for surgery followed by quarantine in Melbourne.

The 24 year-old posting on social media from her base in Switzerland, that this will be character building in her quest to compete at next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Steve has been a casual sports journalist with NBN Central Coast since 2007. In his role with the National Rugby League; Steve has worked at every Grand Final since 1999, including hosting the post match presentation for channel nine from 2003 to 2010. He is also the host of a radio sports show, and has been named Best Sports Presenter Provincial at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards on six occasions. When he's not reporting on sport, he's an active participant - winning numerous Australian surf lifesaving medals at open and masters level.