It is crazy to think that now there is about a week until I head off to Lillehammer, Norway to pursue my biggest dream and largest success ever.
In approximately two weeks, the best young athletes in the world will receive their Youth Olympic Medals, designed by a 20-year-old Romanian designer, Ciprian Burzo.
Katie Parker has continued her impressive run of podium finishes claiming 2nd and 4th at Schweitzer Mountain, Idaho as she builds for the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games.
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.
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Did you know?
Alana Boyd (athletics – pole vault) made Australian Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Australian to join both parents as Olympians. This feat was emulated by Jess Fox (canoe/kayak - slalom) at the London 2012 Games.
Did you know?
Australia and Greece are the only two countries to have competed in every edition of the Modern Olympic Games.