Tagged: Petter Northug

New deal for Northug

Petter Northug is back on the national team after agreeing to a new three-year deal with Norges Skiforbund Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly Less than two months after Petter Northug was officially dropped from...

Cross Country: Northug fit for fight

Norway’s top cross country skier Petter Northug, who has not competed this season, after he was declared overtrained a few weeks ago, will participate in the Norwegian Cup Saturday. Following tests last weekend, which...

Petter Northug hires Papa

John Northug (52) is manager and handyman full-time for his son Petter Northug as of 1 june, writes VG. Papa John Northug has been the honorary manager of his son since the breakthrough in...

Norway's Northug wins World Cup 50K race

Petter Northug of Norway won a men’s 50-kilometer cross-country World Cup race after sprinting past Pietro Piller Cottrer of Italy in the last 200 meters on Saturday. Marit Bjørgen won the women’s 30-kilometer race....

Norway's Northug flops in 15K; coach blames skis

British Columbia — The bounce-back Olympics for Norway got off to a bad start when cross-country superstar Petter Northug quickly realized no amount of strength, speed or stamina could make up for his substandard...

Tour de Ski: Northug second

Tour de Ski and World Cup leader, Norway’s Petter Northug had to settle for second place in the 20km mass start victory in Val di Fiemme on Saturday. Czech skier Lukas Bauer won, with Germany’s Axel...