European Youth Olympics Festival

Kristin Valdis Ornolfsdottir

Iceland

Kristin Valdis Ornolfsdottir

20 years old, Figure skating coach

Figure skating

Icelandic champion several times, had the national point record, first to make the requirements in the short program for Junior Worlds. I was named the Icelandic female figure skater of the year in 2018.

Icelandic, English, Swedish

Interview

Why I am part of the EYA?

“I have been very involved in my sport, competed at EYOF in 2015 and have been coaching for a while. I have been representing icelandic skating since I was 11 years old.”

What do I give to athletes?

“I wish to empower them and make them believe in themselves. I encourage them to be best they can in what they do and to be great sportsmen.”

How do I describe a European Young Ambassador (EYA)?

“A young ambassador is supposed to be a role model for the younger athletes and to support them the way that is needed.”

What is my motto?

“I you cant stop thinking about it, go do it.”

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