A host of Lillehammer 2016 bound Aussie athletes have finalised their Youth Olympic Winter Games preparations around the globe over the weekend.
Lillehammer 2016 bound cross country skiers Liam Burton and Lilly Boland have warmed up for the Winter Youth Olympic Games at the Austrian Championships.
While the weather may be heating up, two of Australia’s leading young cross country skiers are not letting the change of seasons interrupt their aspirations for success at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
CROSS COUNTRY: Liam Burton and Lilly Boland are likely to have their youth Olympic dream realised after posting strong results at both the 2015 Australian Open and Junior Championships for Cross Country Skiing.
World Championship gold medals have secured aerial skier Laura Peel and snowboarder Scotty James the joint title of Australia’s Snowsports Athlete of the Year.
The IOC has welcomed the Candidature Files of Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China), the two cities bidding to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.