Total medals: 3
Financial Resources: Very good
Winter Resources: Fair
Notable Olympians: Torah Bright, Snowboarding (Gold), Lydia Lassila, Ski Aerials (Gold)
Yes, they have great skiing, but most of the population lives in temperate climes, and one-fifth of the continent-country is covered with desert. Still, they're resilient: Four years after re-injuring her reconstructed knee before competition at the Torino Olympics, Australian women's freestyle aerial skier Lydia Lassila claimed gold with a twisting, flipping jump that wowed judges.