Which country has the best ski jumpers?
Who is the top athlete in ski jumping?
Matti Nykänen, arguably the greatest ski jumper ever to step into a pair of boots, has won the gold medal at the Unofficial World Championship of Veterans. Born on July 17, 1963, in Jyväskylä, Finland, Nykänen was eight years old when his father dared him to try a ski jump near the family home.
What Norwegian cross-country skier retired to become a TV host in his native country?
Bjørn Erlend Dæhlie (born 19 June 1967) is a Norwegian businessman and retired cross-country skier.
|Bjørn Dæhlie in January 2011|
|Full name||Bjørn Erlend Dæhlie|
|Born||19 June 1967 Elverum, Norway|
Who were the first Americans to win Olympic gold medals in cross-country skiing?
Jessie Diggins (born August 26, 1991) is an American cross-country skier. She and teammate Kikkan Randall won the United States’ first ever cross-country skiing gold medal at the Winter Olympics in women’s team sprint at Pyeongchang in 2018.