The Will To Fly – Watch Lydia Lassila overcome gigantic obstacles to become the first woman ever to attempt and land this difficult ski jump to win Olympic gold.
“Playing it safe is just not my style”
Lydia Lassila is an Australian Olympic freestyle skier gold medallist who competed in the 2002 Winter Olympic Games inSalt Lake City, the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
She is the 2010 Olympic champion and the 2014 bronze medallist.
On 20 October 2010, Lassila was awarded the prestigious ‘The Don’ award by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, which recognised her ability to inspire as well as her achievements during 2010, including her gold medal performance at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.