Lydia Lassila

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

Personal Details

Nickname:

Lyd

Hometown:

Melbourne

Residence:

Lorne

Hobbies:

Travelling, Books, Cooking, Beach, Skiing, Friends

Occupation:

Founder at BodyICE & Motivational Speaker

Hero:

Tiger Woods, Roger Federer

Date of birth:

17 January 1982

Sporting Details

Training venues:

Switzerland, Mt Buller

Positions:

Freestyle Aerials

Career highlights:

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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