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Posted March 6th, 2011 No Comments

Petter_northugPetter Northug did it again and became the new world champion in 50 km Mass Start free.

The final competition of the world championships was a tactical battle witnessed by more than 100.000 spectators along the track, including myself.

Petter was once again the untouchable king on the long straight finishline and nobody could stop him from winning his 3rd gold medal in less than two weeks.

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Posted March 5th, 2011 No Comments

Marit_Wins_Gold…not once, not twice, not three times but she has won gold 4 TIMES in the last two weeks. Simply amazing!

She won her first gold medal already on the first day of the world championships in the ladies 1.3km sprint.

Her second gold medal came a few days later in the ladies pursuit 7.5 km classic + 7.5 km free.

Last Monday she skied her way into the history books by winning her third individual gold medal for Norway in the same world championships. That was in the individual 10km classic.

Her fourth and last gold medal came in the ladies’ 4×5 km Relay Classic/Free.

She ended the world championships in Oslo with a silver medal in the 30km! What an excellent performance by an outstanding athlete. Marit is without a doubt the queen of the world championships.

Posted February 19th, 2011 No Comments

Oslo_2011_LogoThe skiing cross-country world championships in Oslo, Norway kicked into high gear this week.

Norway has already won a gold medal thanks to Marit Bjørgen and we expect the norwegian team to pick up many more medals in the coming weeks. Stay up to date with all the events on the official website, Oslo 2011.

I’ll be attentding a few event myself so I’ll definitely keep you all posted during these exciting world championships. If you ever wanted to take a look at Holmenkollen up close, this is definitely the time to do it!

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