Tagged: Holmenkollen

Biathlon World Championships in Oslo

The most Nordic of sports returns to Holmenkollen M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The 2016 Biathlon World Championships are being held at Holmenkollen in Oslo, from March 3 to 13. It’s the sixth time...

No more “skiing into a race”

North Americans reflect on changes in the Holmenkollen 50 k Gabby Naranja Faster Skier One one thousand. Two one thousand. Three one thousand. Four years ago, each of these seconds was a place, with...

US Women Skiers Wired by World Cup in Oslo

John Erik Stacy 7 Mar 2011 Norwegians are crazy for skiing and their mania was pumped to the bursting point as hosts of the World Cup championships in Nordic Skiing. “The Norwegian skiers here...

House Hunting in … Norway

Situated on a hill in Holmenkollen, an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, this 1955 house has three stories with expansive views of Oslo Fjord. The main entrance is at the back of the house. Furu...

Anette Sagen makes the first Holmenkollen jump

Anette Sagen was proud of the first jump at the new Holmenkollen with a jump of 106.5 meters. “An absolutely beautiful ski jump,” concluded Sagen right after the first official jump in new Holmenkollen....

The new Holmenkollen hill stands

n Nov. 24, it was finally time: Section 8, the final part of the new Holmenkollen ski jump was mounted in brilliant sunshine. “This is a historic day. Oslo has regained its icon,” said...