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Lydia Lassila wins Don award

Lydia Lassila wins Don award

21 October 2010

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,

Ski stars call for new training centre

Ski stars call for new training centre

21 October 2010

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

Bright and Lassila grab award

Bright and Lassila grab award

30 April 2010

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.

Begg-Smith claims record-equalling fourth title

Begg-Smith claims record-equalling fourth title

19 March 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.

Lassila bears flag for Closing Ceremony

Lassila bears flag for Closing Ceremony

27 February 2010

Freestyle aerials gold medallist Lydia Lassila will carry the Australian flag at Sunday’s closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Shaw is ready to ride

Shaw is ready to ride

26 February 2010

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.

Lassila pinches herself the morning after

Lassila pinches herself the morning after

26 February 2010

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.

Lassila lands gold jump

Lassila lands gold jump

25 February 2010

Lydia Lassila has confirmed her place as the world’s best female aerial skier by winning Olympic gold at Cypress Mountain tonight.

All out for the podium

All out for the podium

24 February 2010

Pull out the big guns.

Quarter-finals for ski cross duo

Quarter-finals for ski cross duo

24 February 2010

Australians Jenny Owens and Katya Crema have skied three good runs at Cypress Mountain but were unable to progress past the quarter-finals of the women’s ski cross.