European Youth Olympics Festival

Henna Ikola


Henna Ikola

21 years old, snowboarder


2016 YOG bronze medal, 2015&2016 World Rookie Tour finals winner

Finnish, English


Why I am part of the EYA?

“I was as an athlete in YOG 2016 in Lillehammer, so now I want to try EYOF from the other side. Also I love the Olympic atmosphere so I want to feel it again and meet new people.”

What do I give to athletes?

“I will give athletes a chance to get to know something about Finnish culture and also a chance to let them show their skills and knowledge through a quiz. Also, I want to share experiences of sports.”

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

“Young Ambassador should be a social person, who likes to give something for other people.”

What is my motto?

“Never give up.”