Louis Muhlen and Katie Parker hit the Lillehammer slopes for the first time today as they prepare for an action packed schedule over the next fortnight.
Australia’s finest winter athletes are still arriving in Norway ahead of the opening of the winter Youth Olympic Games at the end of the week.
Australia’s two young ice hockey players Madison Poole and Jake Riley had their first training session at the Lillehammer Olympic Park.
Liam Burton and Lilly Boland have wasted no time getting acquainted with the course they will look to tame at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
TEAM: The first Australian athletes have arrived at the Youth Olympic Village in Lillehammer, as the hours tick down until the spectacular Opening Ceremony
A host of Lillehammer 2016 bound Aussie athletes have finalised their Youth Olympic Winter Games preparations around the globe over the weekend.
In February 1994, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras had just won the Australian Open titles, Alan Border was winding up as Australian cricket captain and Australia won its first winter Olympic medal.
Snowboard cross young gun Alex Dickson has completed his final competition before heading to the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
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Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).