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FREESTYLE SKIING: Laura Peel has become the first Australian to win a gold medal in the aerials at the freestyle skiing world championships since Alisa Camplin 12 years ago.
The 2012 Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team is lucky enough to have dual Olympic medallist Alisa Camplin leading them as Chef de Mission. Add to the mix Vancouver moguls Olympian Ramone Cooper and the two stars are providing a brilliant platform for Australia's future Winter Olympic stars. Cooper is a Young Ambassador for the inaugural Games and gives us a rundown of what to expect in Innsbruck this January.
After months of selection events the Australian Winter Youth Olympic Team has been finalised with a total of 13 athletes confirmed to take on the world's best teenagers in Innsbruck from 13-22 January.
The 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games are all about snow sports, young athletes and cross-cultural involvement. With 1,100 young stars on skis, snowboards and skates providing the event’s basic anatomy, the International Olympic Committee’s Culture and Education Program generates the pulse of the Youth Olympic movement.
The nominee to represent Australia in biathlon at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games is still too close to announce, even after the conclusion of the selection racing on the weekend at Whisky Flat in Mount Hotham.
Alisa Camplin, Olympic champion in the Women’s Aerials at the 2002 Salt Lake Games, has accepted a new role as Chef de Mission of the Australian Team to compete at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2012.
Courageous Australian aerial skier Alisa Camplin has received her bronze medal at the medal plaza, 24 hours after pulling off one of the Winter Olympics bravest performances.