With the first World Cup of the season in Montafon, Austria, now cancelled due to a lack of snow, the Pitzal event is currently the only event on the FIS Snowboard Cross calendar prior to the World Championships on January 15-16.
In the Austrian National Championships on day one, Alex Pullin and Belle Brockhoff were the leading Australian athletes on the podium, placing second and third respectively.
Cam Bolton placed fifth overall, after finishing first in the small final.
Returning from a knee injury, Jarryd Hughes placed 13th after advancing through to the quarter finals.
The Europa Cup event on day two was another successful day for the team, with Belle Brockhoff taking the win and Alex Pullin in third place.
Cameron Bolton was unable to advance beyond the first round of racing in equal 17th. Jarryd Hughes did not start in the second event.
IMAGE: Belle Brockhoff celebrates her Europa Cup win © Belle Brockhoff