European Youth Olympics Festival

Aras Arlauskas


Aras Arlauskas

17 years old, school pupil

snowboard, football, wakeboard

National Champion in Snowboard Cross

Lithuanian, English


Why I am part of the EYA?

“I could easily communicate with people. I had some ideas for the EYOF and  wanted to help my team as much as I could.”

What did I give to athletes?

“They got motivated. We used their free time was for doing something interesting. They learned some facts about Erzurum.”

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

“A guy who can communicate with everyone without stress and has ideas in his head.”

How did I interact with athletes?

“We went to the city together, were with them at their competitions, celebrated the Independence Day of Lithuania.”

What did I learn from my job as a EYA?

“How important it is to have a chain between the organizers and athletes.”

What was my motto?

“Be everywhere and with everyone.”