Teenage Australian Institute of Sport / NSW Institute of Sport athletes Britt Cox and Matt Graham go into the event after finishing fourth in the first event of the season in Ruka, Finland, in December.
However, Cox and Graham will not be the only points of interest in the Aussie squad.
Australia’s most successful winter Olympian, Dale Begg-Smith, is competing for only the second time since 2010.
Begg-Smith demonstrated his enormous talent in Ruka by finishing in fifth, which was highly impressive given his lengthy absence from competition.
Fellow AIS / NSWIS athletes Nicole Parks, Brodie Summers, Sam Hall and NSWIS skier Taylah O’Neill are all approaching the busy competition schedule, five World Cup events in 16 days, with a high level of confidence.
The squad has been training at the Colorado resort of Steamboat in the United States since competing in Finland.