Tagged: Kjetil Jansrud

No Norwegian super-G gold after all

Norway’s World Championship losing streak continues in surprise Canadian victory Molly Jones The Norwegian American When it comes to the super-G, or super giant slalom, Norway’s alpine skiers have dominated in recent years. At...

Lack of snow threatens slalom opening

There were great conditions on the Rettenbacher glacier near Sölden as the Alpine World Cup began with its first race of the year, but in Finland the snow was scarce, and now the joke...

Norway Does It Their Way

Tiny country’s athletes rack up medals, but skeptics dismiss them; ‘Probably born on skis’ By the end of these Olympic Games, the Norwegians will have pulled off what is, arguably, one of the finest...

The Attacking Vikings, Chile 2009

Norway’s ski team is led by Aksel Lund Svindal, a two-time overall World Cup champion who is capable of winning races in all of the four alpine skiing disciplines (Downhill, Super-G, Giant Slalom, Super...