Olympic gold medallist Lydia Lassila's dream of an aerial ski training facility built on home soil will become a reality after a $4 million joint funding agreement between the Queensland and Federal Governments.Queensland Sports Minister Phil Reeves said Lydia Lassila asked for local training facilities immediately after her stunning gold medal performance in Vancouver and the Bligh Government was happy to provide the venue.
Australia’s greatest World Cup skier, Jacqui Cooper, has announced her retirement from aerial skiing after nearly two decades at the top of her sport.
Winter Olympics gold medallist Lydia Lassila won the prestigious Don award on Wednesday night for the Australian sporting performance of the year.There was a strong winter Olympics theme at the annual Sports Australia Hall Of Fame annual awards night,
Freestyle aerial skiing stars Lydia Lassila and Kirstie Marshall have warned Australia will lose its dominance in the sport without a proper domestic training facility.Federal sports minister Mark Arbib was in the audience at the Sport Australia Hall Of Fame awards dinner on Wednesday night as Lassila and Marshall
Vancouver 2010 gold medallists Lydia Lassila and Torah Bright have been named joint recipients of the Ski & Snowboard Australia Athlete of the Year award for 2010.
Dale Begg-Smith has joined French mogul skiing legend Edgar Grospiron as the greatest World Cup champion of all time after wrapping up his fourth title in Sierra Nevada, Spain.The Vancouver 2010 silver medallist picked up another silver in the final event of the season to cap off a remarkable comeback from injury.
Freestyle aerials gold medallist Lydia Lassila will carry the Australian flag at Sunday’s closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.
Joh Shaw lines up for her second Olympic parallel giant slalom race tomorrow, with her body back to full strength, her technique strong and her preparation very solid.
On the morning of her medal presentation, Australia’s newest Olympic gold medallist Lydia Lassila was still buzzing over her win and hoping her medal will translate into more winter sport facilities for Australian athletes.