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Esther Bottomley is all set to make Australian Olympic history when she becomes the first Australian female Olympian to have competed in three winter Olympics in the cross country event. The 31 year old 5ft.6inch skier will take part in the skiathlon, the freestyle events and the 10 km classical event for women. Her best till date was at Canada 2009 team sprint where she finished 18th. Among historical firsts, bottomley along with fellow skier Claire Louise Brumley shares the distinction of being Australia s first woman competitor in Olympic cross country after 26 years at the 2006 Olympics.