It might be one of the toughest Olympic sports on the program but nothing is slowing down young gun Darcie Morton as she continues her rise through the biathlon ranks.
Australian athletes will get their first opportunity to compete at the Asian Winter Games after being invited to the 2017 event to be held in Sapporo, Japan in February.
Darcie Morton and Jethro Mahon have wrapped up their Lillehammer 2016 campaign with a 27th place finish in the biathlon single mixed relay at the Birkebeineren Stadium.
After three action packed days at Lillehammer 2016 that yielded Australia four Youth Olympic medals, there will be just three Aussies hitting the Norwegian snow on day five.
Trouble on the shooting range hurt Australian biathletes Darcie Morton and Jethro Mahon in their pursuit events at the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games on Day 3.
Nine Aussies will feature across six disciplines on Monday with the team looking to carry forward the momentum from the weekend with more strong performances.
BIATHLON: It is unusual to see the Australian flag near the top of the leaderboard in biathlon but that's what happened for a short time at the Youth Olympic Games in the 6km biathlon sprint on Sunday.
Australian flag bearer Emily Arthur and good friend Mahalah Mullins will feature in the snowboard halfpipe competition two hours south of Lillehammer in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.