OLYMPIC CHAMPION | ENTREPRENEUR | MUM
Name: Lydia Sara-Marie Lassila (nee Ierodiaconou)
Date of birth: 17/01/1982
Star sign: Capricorn
Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia
Siblings: 3 older brothers
Resides: Melbourne, Australia
Marital Status: Married to Lauri Lassila (Finland)
Children: Mother to a beautiful boy Kai (born 8/05/2011)
Occupation: Aerial skier, guest speaker and business owner – BodyICE
Interests: Surfing (anything beach related), yoga, running, golf, travelling, skiing, books, entertaining and anything food related!
Favourite Food: Asian cuisine – tough decision between Thai and Japanese!
Favourite Music: Flo Rida, Ellie Goulding, Lana Del Ray, Imogen Heap, La Roux, Kings of Leon, U2, Crowded House.
Favourite ski spots: LOVE skiing Whistler/Blackcomb Canada, Niseko Japan and awestruck by the European Alps.
Passion: My real passion is being an athlete. I’ve always felt as if it was what I was meant to do with my life and since I can remember, sport has always come first for me. I love training, I love competing and most of all the challenge of getting the best out of myself.
WELCOME to my site – a place to share and reflect on the life experiences I’ve had as a professional athlete, mum, wife and business owner. A place to share my journey and the amazing people who have helped me get the best out of myself. It’s also a place for random snippets relating to food, family, travel and gear I can’t seem to do without. Enjoy!