9 - 22 Jan 2020
Lausanne 2020 | Youth Olympic Games
The best of the action, the most inspiring interviews, and your interactive comments all rolled into one great show during the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Here's how to make sure you didn't miss a thing.
We've got you fully covered for the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.
As well as watching full sessions of the sporting action and extensive highlights wherever you are in the world without a subscription right here, listening to updates and interviews on the Olympic Channel Podcast, and getting all the best social content in our daily LowDown shows for IGTV, Olympic Channel have been producing an interactive Live Show from a special studio built inside the athletes village during the Games.
You can watch all the shows on-demand via the Olympic Channel website and apps for mobile devices, as well as facebook and YouTube. Just click the links below!
A dance spectacular for our final show from Lausanne 2020. Ash and the team are joined by performers of the official song of Lausanne 2020, Start Now, to teach us the moves as we round out the Winter Youth Olympic Games in style. Men’s freeski gold medallist Andrew Longino pops into the studio to talk about winning the YOG title, before running off to carry the Canadian flag at the closing ceremony, and action sports filmmaker Chris Rogers shares his top tips on getting great photos and videos from the slopes. With some behind-the-scenes footage and Live Show best bits, plus the usual action highlights and of course a big musical number to say goodbye, it’s a fitting end to a fantastic Games.
A bunch of Winter Youth Olympic athletes being taught the dance sport of breaking by Buenos Aires 2018 gold medallist Bumblebee. What can go wrong? We have Lausanne 2020 freeski champions Gu Ailing Eileen from China and Kiernan Fagan from USA, and Australian Winter YOG snowboard champ Josie Baff chatting to Ash in the athletes village studio about their experiences at the Games, plus extreme sports photographer Antoine Truchet getting in on the action and sharing tips on how to take the perfect pictures for Instagram.
You can also watch an extended edition of episode 12, including the USA men's hockey team joining the breaking demo with bumblebee and other Lausanne 2020 athletes, on Olympic Channel facebook and youtube streams.
Six Winter Youth Olympic athletes, three Lausanne 2020 gold medals, a couple of flashmobs, and one amazing pair of socks. All that and an intense game of indoor curling make an appearance on Day 11 of the Live Show. Ash and the team are joined in the athletes village Olympic Channel studio by YOG freesyle ski champion Erik Wahlberg from Sweden, and Canadian cross-country ski competitor Jasmine Drolet. They’re then set the challenge of an indoor curling game alongside Norway’s Lausanne 2020 mixed team winning pair of Lukas Hoestmaelingen and Ingeborg Forbregd, and Team USA duo Kaitlin Murphy and Ethan Hebert. See how they got on, find out more about the sport, and what you think are the best outfits at these Games.
You can also watch an extended edition of episode 11, including a special pre-show featuring more of the flashmobs with Yodli and the Lausanne 2020 volunteers, on Olympic Channel facebook and youtube streams.
Now for something a bit different. Olympic speed skating gold medallist Zhang Hong meets two big Swiss St. Bernard dogs and one enthusiastic Lausanne 2020 mascot. The Chinese star told Ash and the team how the next Winter Olympic hosts are building towards Beijing 2022, as we let a bunch of Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes take over and present part of the show from the athletes village too.
What’s in your kitbag? That was the theme for a show featuring double Olympic champion Tina Maze of Slovenia, and two-time ice hockey medallist Emma Terho from Finland. Lausanne 2020 athletes also revealed their essential items for competition at these Winter Youth Olympics as Ash and the team wrapped up the best of the action from day 9 of the Games, and welcomed British sailing gold medallist Saskia Clark to share details of the #BigPlasticPledge that the IOC are supporting to reduce single-use plastic in sport.
Join Olympic gold medal winner Viktor Knoch for an unusual training session with Ash and our Live Show team. But is his short track speed skating worthy of being crowned the most extreme winter sport at Lausanne 2020? Athletes and fans have their say, and you can too by getting in touch via Olympic Channel social media. Watch for all of that, plus action and updates from our studio at the Youth Olympic Games athletes village.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be trained by an Opening Ceremony star? Watch and learn, as performer Emi Vauthey shows us some of the moves she used at the Lausanne 2020 show. Olympic Channel Lowdown presenter MD and Buenos Aires 2018 YOG breaking champion Bumblebee took on her hoop challenge, as Canada’s former NHL player and Winter Youth Olympic ice hockey coach Gordie Dwyer, and Olympic bronze medallist Florence Schelling spoke to Ash about the Lausanne 2020 competition, how players can use this event as a springboard to a professional career, and gender equality at these Games. Plus check out a surprise appearance from mascot Yodli too!
Want to know how Sweden’s Adam Hofstedt felt after claiming his third medal of Lausanne 2020? The alpine skier shares his experience with Olympic Channel Live Show presenter Ash, while Youth Winter Olympians Jamie Rankin and Robyn Mitchell from Britain talk to Canada’s two-time Winter Games gold medallist John Morris. We also wizz through the best of the action and go behind the scenes at the Ice Hockey medal matches, as well as catching up with Australian athletes including Jonte Treasure, Zoe Michael, and Isabella Moon to talk about their YOG experience and how they’ve been affected by the wildfires in their homeland.
Figure skating Youth Olympic champion You Young joins Ash and the team at Lausanne 2020 to tell us about her gold medal winning performance. With Games mascot Yodli, PyeongChang 2018 winner Kikkan Randall from the USA, and two-time Olympic medalist Marie-Laure Brunet of France also sharing their insights, as well as the best of the action and top moments from our team, this is an interactive show not to miss!
Pakistan’s first Winter Youth Olympics Games athlete Mia Nuriah Freudweiler, three-time Olympic Taekwondo athlete Nadin Dawani from Jordan, and Swiss figure skater Noah Bodenstein are among the athletes joining Ash and the Olympic Channel Live Show team on day four of Lausanne 2020. Check out our pick of the stories and action from around the Winter Youth Olympic Games in our interactive show, broadcast live daily from our studio inside the athletes village.
Canadian team figure skating Olympic champion Patrick Chan, Israel’s history making alpine skier Noa Szollos (plus her medals), and World Athletics Champion Dina Asher-Smith join Ash and the Olympic Channel Live Show team to talk through the best of the stories and action from Day 3 at the Winter Youth Olympic Games from our studio in the Lausanne 2020 athletes village.
How do figure skaters not get dizzy?
Join presenter Ash, plus special guests including Olympic figure skater Nathalie Péchalat, PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic medallist Fanny Smith, and Lausanne 2020 Ski mountaneering (Skimo) competitor Grace Staberg, to discuss the big Winter Youth Olympic talking points on the second day of the Games.
The sport begins after a fun-filled opening ceremony.
Content creator Tobi Brown aka TBJZL, potential Tokyo 2020 hopeful Sky Brown and her brother Ocean Brown, and Lausanne 2020 athlete Lee Haeun join Ash and the Olympic Channel Live Show team from the athletes village at the Youth Olympic Games. Don’t miss our pick of the stories and action from Day 1 and the Opening Ceremony.
For more of the Olympic Channel extensive coverage of the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), click the link below.
9 - 22 Jan 2020
Lausanne 2020 | Youth Olympic Games