Victorian Institute of Sport

Lydia Lassila

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

Personal details

Date of Birth:
17 January 1982
Travelling, Books, Cooking, Beach, Skiing, Friends
Founder at BodyICE & Motivational Speaker
Sporting Hero:
Tiger Woods, Roger Federer
Personal Ambition:
To be the best female aerial skier ever

Sporting Details

Aerial Skiing
Freestyle Aerials
Training Venues:
Switzerland, Mt Buller

Sporting Achievements

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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