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OLYMPIC REVIEW5OLYMPIC REVIEWOR CONTRIBUTORSEXECUTIVEBOARDPresident Jacques RoggeVice-PresidentsZaiqing Yu, Mario Pescante, Ser Miang Ng,Thomas BachMembersDenis Oswald, RenéFasel, Mario Vázquez Raña, FrankFredericks, Nawal El Moutawakel,Richard L. Carrión, Craig Reedie,John Coates, Sam Ramsamy,Gunilla LindbergOLYMPIC REVIEWCommunications DirectorMark AdamsEditor-in-Chief Kathleen Di GiacomoFrench EditionAurélie Eichler Spanish Edition Dolores VázquezProduction Agency Touchline Production Glyn Wilmshurst, Michael Stoneman, Tom PountneyDesign John Paul Yetton, Image retouching Jason DutchSub Editor Laura Adcock Translation Denis Echard, LauraNadal Obrador,Ros Schwartz ProofreadingLibero Language Lab ISSN: 0377-192XPrinted in the UKIMAGESCover Image LouisGarnierInside TOPL; LOCOG; GettyImages; AFP; IYOGOC CONTACTSPlease send your letters to: Olympic Review, IOCDepartment of Communications,Château de Vidy, 1007Lausanne, Switzerland. website:, email: olympicreview@olympic.orgtel +41 (0)21 621 6111fax +41 (0)21 621 6356Olympic Review uses PEFC-certified paper stocksourced from sustainablemanaged forests.Olympic Review is published by theInternational Olympic Committee.The articles published in OlympicReview do not necessarily reflectthe opinion of the InternationalOlympic Committee. No articlesmay be reproduced without thepermission of the IOC Departmentof Communications.CHRISTOPHGEILERChristoph Geiler, who wrote the overview to thisissue's cover story previewing Innsbruck 2012,has been working as a journalist for the Austriandaily newspaper Kurierfor the last 15 years. Hisfocus is on winter sports, which are traditionallyvery popular in Austria. Geiler covered theOlympic Winter Games in Turin and Vancouverand will report from the first Youth OlympicWinter Games in his hometown Innsbruck. He islooking forward to the new events such aswomen's ski jumping, ski halfpipe andsnowboard slopestyle.KIMIYASHOKOOHIKimiya Shokoohi is an NHL beat reporter andfreelance sports writer based in Vancouver,Canada. The 21-year-old began her sportswriting career as the IOC's first Young Reportercovering the 2010 Olympic Winter Games inVancouver. As a part of the cover story,Shokoohi takes a closer look at the Culture andEducation Programme that will be on offer atthe Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck. She ispart of the group of returning Young Reporterswho will help cover the first Winter YOG.LOUISGARNIERLouis Garnier took our front cover shoot thisissue of freestyle skiing champion Kevin Rollandin action, pictured with Innsbruck 2012 mascotYoggl. Garnier, a 22-year-old self-taughtphotographer, started working with Rolland fiveyears ago, following him around the world withhis camera. He currently works with some of thebiggest brands in the ski industry. Garnier isnow taking time to develop his artistic style as a photographer.