Freestyle skier, Olympic Medalist and Sochi 2014 Ambassador
“It's a great honor for me to be an Ambassador for the Sochi Olympics.”
Vladimir Lebedev is a Russian freestyle skier, Bronze Medal winner at the 2006 Turin Olympics, holder of the honorific title of Master of Sports of Russia. He was born on 23 April 1984.
Vladimir Lebedev led the Russian team at the Aerials Leg of the 2009 FIS World Cup in Freestyle, held at Vorobyovy Hills in Moscow on 14 February 2009. This was Moscow's second tournament of its kind, featuring the strongest freestyle skiers in the world. The first tournament was held a few months after Russia won the privilege to host its first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 in the City of Sochi. Specially for the aerials tournament at Vorobyovy Hills, a ski jump was built next to the Lomonosov University building, which may be in line for the Guinness Book of Records as the highest ski jump for aerial acrobatics. The top of the start area is 46 m high. The Moscow leg will be the last on the official World Cup calendar for aerial acrobats; it will determine the Small Crystal Globe winner in aerial acrobatics for the 2008/2009 season.