Why Norway Is Leading Nordic Skiing Nation

Why Norway Is Leading Nordic Skiing Nation

Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting
There is a belief that Norwegian skiers are born with inherent talent and dedication to the sport. Podiums and success seem to come easy to everyone with blond hair and red spandex. However, the Norwegian winning streak is a result of great knowledge and countless hours of training. And even though Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall have made their way to the podium several times this year, Norway seems to still be in the lead of well, everything. Norway is the world’s leading Nordic skiing nation and we have yet to figure out why. From young Klæbo to the legendary Northug, the nation seems to produce one talent after another. It is hard to determine exactly how they manage to stay on top season after season, but there are a…
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Introducing New Daily Skier Contributor

Introducing New Daily Skier Contributor

Newsfeed, Travel & Mass Sport
Meet & greet Oda Bekkestad, new contributor to the Daily Skier growing media empire ( Right ?! A bit of self-deprecation never hurts. But seriously - we keep on growing!) Oda is originally from Norway, where she started skiing at the age of 8 Now 22, Ms. Bekkestad is studying communication and journalism at the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay in the United States - and continues her skiing career as a student-athlete. Oda will provide us with quite unique insight into how the European "cross country skiing" differs from its American sibling, Nordic skiing - if at all Stand by for Oda' first story to appear right here at the Daily Skier, shortly
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