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 Combined).

Despite his incredible success on the racing circuit, he is incredibly grounded and has a self-deprecating wit and an uncanny ability to shift the focus off his own talents to those of his friends, writes Ctvolympics.ca.

“Racing is my life” said Aksel for Atomic website, you can read more here

Norway is getting ready for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Here is a video of the Norwegian alpine ski team training in Portillo, Chile:

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