- Age 32 (January 17, 1982)
- Height 5'2"
- Weight 120lbs
- Birthplace Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Residence Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- First Olympics 2002
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Matt Vasgersian and Jonny Moseley break down the women's aerials finals. Alla Tsuper of Belarus, Xu Mingtao of China and Lydia Lassila of Australia lined the podium with gold, silver and bronze, respectively.
Lydia Lassila was trying to become the first woman to win two gold medals in freestyle skiing. Despite not landing many jumps in training, Lasilla stepped up the difficulty of her final run in aerials competition, stuck the landing and took home bronze for the Aussies.
Julie Donaldson discusses the women's aerials final on Friday, where Alla Tsuper of Belarus blew out the competition with a 98.01. Silver medalist, China's Xu Mengtao, recorded an 83.50, while the bronze went to 2010 gold medalist, Lydia Lassila of Australia, who scored a 72.21. Sochi was Tsuper's fifth Olympics and first medal.