The Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games will not only give 17 young Aussie rising stars a chance to compete against the world’s best but also provide the opportunity for them to learn and share alongside their competitors.
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.
Since their first edition in 2012, the Winter Youth Olympic Games have been used as a testing ground for innovative sporting developments, and Lillehammer 2016 will be no different.
Darcie Morton has continued her strong form ahead of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games after claiming adding another podium finish to her recent list of impressive results.
Katie Parker and Louis Muhlen have continued their recent strong form as they build for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games with some positive alpine results at Sugar Bowl in California.
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.
Australia is known for producing some of the world’s best snowboarders. In recent years Torah Bright and Holly Crawford have led the female freestyle charge with Olympic medals and World Titles between them.
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.
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At Beijing 2008 Australia won 14 gold medals, 15 silver and 17 bronze, a total of 46 medals.
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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.