A host of Lillehammer 2016 bound Aussie athletes have finalised their Youth Olympic Winter Games preparations around the globe over the weekend.
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.
Trying a winter Olympic sport that you can’t train for in Australia and then nine months later securing selection for the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games is nothing short of remarkable.
Beth Slade is Australia’s newest athlete to the extreme sliding sport of Luge and she is one event away from her dream of qualifying for the Winter Youth Olympic Games
The tough challenge of qualifying for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in the extreme sliding sport of luge has got even harder for Australian rookie Beth Slade.
With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games
LUGE: The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games saw an Australian male compete in Luge for the first time in 20 years. Townsville teenager Alex Ferlazzo put in a solid performance to finish the singles 33rd out of 39 athletes.