David Morris – Australian Aerial Skier
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2x Olympian (2010, 2014)
Olympic Silver Medallist Sochi 2014
Flag bearer 2014 Sochi Olympics closing ceremony
3 World Championship starts
5th, Oslo 2013
26 World Cup starts
1st – Bukovel, Ukraine 2013
3rd – Val St-Come, Canada 2014
3rd – Lake Placid, USA 2013
First World Cup start 2009
Best season overall rankings:
2nd – 2012/2013
5th – 2013/2014
Australian record holder – highest score
~ Only male on the Australian aerial skiing team
First Australian male to compete in two consecutive Olympics in aerial skiing.
Started aerial skiing at 19 years of age. Former gymnast and skier.
Skills frequently competed: quadruple twisting, triple flips
Wilfred Kent Hughes Award 2014 – from the Victorian Olympic Council for the most outstanding performance of the Olympic Games.
Athlete of the Year 2014 – from Ski and Snowboard Australia (joint award with Torah Bright)
Award of Excellence 2014 – from the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), the pinnacle of the VIS awards
Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Physical Education (1st Class Honours) at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia