20/05/2024
There was a total of five Australians in action on Day Two of the Paralympics and The Inner Sanctum is here to take you through the action.

There was a total of five Australians in action on Day Two of the Paralympics and The Inner Sanctum is here to take you through the action.

In the Para-Alpine Skiing Mitch Gourley, Sam Tait, and Patrick Jensen with his guide Amelia Hodgson were flying the Aussie flag across three different events.

In the Para-Snowboarding, Ben Tudhope was the lone Aussie in action.

Para-Alpine Skiing

Mitch Gourley was competing in the Men’s Standing Super-G of Para-Alpine Skiing event. Unfortunately Gourley was unable to complete his run after sustaining a fall, which knocked him out of the event. His official result was Did Not Finish (DNF).

Patrick Jensen was in action with his guide Amelia Hodgson in the Men’s Standing Vision Impaired Super-G. Jensen finished in sixith place with a time of 1:16.25, unfortunately missing out on a medal in the event. His time placed him 7.34 seconds behind winner Neil Simpson, who posted a time of 1:08.91.

Sam Tait was in action in the Mens Super-G Sitting event. Tait became the second Australian of the day to register a DNF, as he failed to complete his run, despite a strong start in the event.

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Para-Snowboard

As the lone Australian in action, Ben Tudhope certainly impressed during the first of his two runs in the Men’s Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 qualification. His first run set the time to beat at 1:02.76. His second run was just ever so slightly slower at 1:02.77.

These two runs allowed him to qualify in fourth place for Monday’s final in the Men’s Snowboard Cross SB-LL2.

Check out The Inner Sanctum’s day two Australian medal recap here

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