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Mats Zuccarello & Silje Norendal become Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors

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New York Rangers ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello & snowboard slopestyler Silje Norendal become Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors.

Two more winter sports stars support Lillehammer 2016.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its latest Ambassadors to support the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 (YOG). Snowboard slopestyler Silje Norendal and New York Rangers ice hockey player Mats Zuccarello will join fellow Ambassadors Lindsey Vonn (USA, Alpine skiing) and Kjetil Jansrud (NOR, Alpine skiing) in inspiring athletes and young fans to get active and be part of the second edition of the Winter YOG taking place in February 2016.

HEADLINE: Mats Zuccarello says Olympic competitions are fun and friendly compared to the tough NHL league.
HEADLINE: Silje Norendal says Youth Olympic Games slopestylers have the chance to be better than she was at a younger age.
HEADLINE: Super-G Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud says the anti doping work done at the Youth Olympic games is crucial.

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