Delivered in partnership with the Olympic Winter Institute of AustraliaSnow Australia (Olympic Sports) and Snow Australia & the Australian Paralympic Committee (Paralympic Sports), the NSWIS Winter Sports Program aims to support Australian winter sports athletes achieve medal outcomes at the Milan 2026 Olympic Winter Games.

The partnership is also supported by Perisher and Thredbo resorts providing access to world class on-snow training and competition facilities, as well the National Snowsports Training Centre providing world class off-snow training facilities and accommodation located at the Jindabyne Sport & Recreation Centre.


Jackson Holtham

Gen32 Coach, Snowboard Cross

Nicole Parks

Gen32 Coach, Freestyle Moguls

Alison Bombardier

Snow Australia Program Manager and Head Coach, Para Alpine and Snowboard

Stan Wu

NSWIS Head Coach, Snowboard Park & Pipe

Harald Benselin

OWIA Head Coach - Snowboard Cross

Kate Blamey

NSWIS Coach – Freestyle Moguls

Peter McNiel

OWIA Head Coach - Freestyle Moguls

Peter Topalovic

Manager, Winter Sports Programs

Program Components:

  • Para Alpine & Snowboard
  • Snowboard Park & Pipe
  • Snowboard Cross
  • Freestyle Moguls
  • Individual