Lydia Lassila

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising when we fall

Personal Details

Nickname:

Lyd

Home town:

Melbourne

Residence:

Lorne

Hobbies:

Travelling, Books, Cooking, Beach, Skiing, Friends

Occupation / Area of Study / Work:

Founder at BodyICE & Motivational Speaker

Hero / Most Admired Athlete:

Tiger Woods, Roger Federer

Date of birth:

17 January 1982

Sporting Details

Event(s) / Discipline:

Switzerland, Mt Buller

Positions played:

Freestyle Aerials

Olympic / Paralympic History:

Five time Olympian (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018)

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games - Gold

2014 Sochi Olympic Games - Bronze

2014 Sochi Olympic Games - First woman in history to perform a quad twisting triple somersault called the Full-Double Full-Full

World Cup Podiums:

World Cup Gold – 15
World Cup Silver – 16
World Cup Bronze – 10

Founder at BodyICE 

2010 Australian Institute of Sport Athlete of the Year
2010 Ski and Snowboard Australia Athlete of the Year
2010 Sport Australia Hall of Fame Don Award
2010 Governor’s Award for Victorian Sportsperson of the Year
2010 Victorian Female Athlete of the Year – Kitty McEwan Award
2010 Victorian Institute of Sport – Athlete of the Year Award
2012 Order Of Australia Medal

World Record Holder - 220.91 points, Deer Valley, Utah, USA 2010 (Jump combination: Lay-Double Full-Full & Lay-Full-Full)

 

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