May 08 Gallery: Athletes Journey From Youth Olympic Games To Olympic Games

May 08, 2014, noon (ET)

Freestyle skier Aaron Blunck first captured a bronze medal at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012 before going on to compete at the Sochi Games in 2014. Blunck advanced to the halfpipe skiing final at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, finishing 7th overall.

In honor of the 100-day countdown to the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, we're taking a look at the athletes who have represented Team USA at the Youth Olympic Games before competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Aug. 16-18, will bring together the world's best athletes ages 15-18 to compete in Olympic sports, create future champions, learn, experience new cultures and ideas, and most importantly, have fun.


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