Selections have been finalised for the 2016 Australian Youth Olympic Team with 17 athletes from eight disciplines set to compete in the winter wonderland of Lillehammer, Norway from 5-21 February.
Massive air and slick tricks are what freestyle skier Cameron Waddell does best and now he'll get the chance to go large at next month’s Winter Youth Olympic Games.
ALPINE SKIING: Neighbours and school friends Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker have been selected to represent Australia in Alpine Skiiing at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
LUGE: A third successive finish on the tough European circuit has helped book Luge athlete Beth Slade her ticket to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
WINTER: A broken arm climbing a fence, infected and reconstructed knees, a busted ankle and even glandular fever - Australia's best Winter Olympic hopes have seemingly been beset with injuries over the past year.
The tough challenge of qualifying for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the extreme sliding sport of luge has got even harder for Australian rookie Beth Slade.