Meet Young Turks Of Skiing

Meet Young Turks Of Skiing

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Several young talents burst into the skiing scene last year going all the way to win their first medals in World Championships in Lahti: Norwegian Johannes Klaebo (21, bronze), Swede Ebba Andersson (19, silver) and Russian Alexey Chervotkin (22, silver). This trio will be among the favorites in Pyeongchang. But who else stands a chance to make a name for her- or himself in the Olympic season? Here is our pick: - Vebjoern Hegdal, 19, Norway. Just as Klaebo used to be called “New Northug” before becoming a star on his own rigth, Hegdal was given a similar moniker by the Norwegian media: “New Sundby”. A native of Larvik hasn’t got beard as yet and, as far as we know, no recourse to anti asthma- nebulizer is needed either. One…
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