Tagged: Petter Northug

Skier Petter Northug retires

Cross-country skiing loses a “rock star” Pieter Wijnen Norway Today In front of a large press corps in Trondheim, a groomed 32-year-old announced that his long and eventful career as a cross-country superstar is...

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...