50k At Seefeld Was 2d Most Watched Program Overall In Norway In 2019

50k At Seefeld Was 2d Most Watched Program Overall In Norway In 2019

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The epic battle between Hans Christer Holund and Alex Bolshunov at 50k in Seefeld World Championships brought one of the best television audiences for sports program ( which is, effectively, best audience overall) in Norway in 2019 Medien24 reports that 1,322,000 people tuned in to NRK to root for their countryman. That's about every third Norwegian older than 14. Four out of five most watched sports programs on the list were cross country skiing, ahead of football and very popular handball. Karsten Warholm ,a long distance runner, was the only one to get ahead of Holund, Johaug, Klaebo & Co in ratings as he was outpacing his opponents at Doha Athletics World.
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Of Athletes And Media

Of Athletes And Media

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Athletes are special among the human folk - and not just because they are physically stronger. They are far more ambitious, result-oriented people than the rest of us, commoners. Whether she or he admits it, the dream picture goes as follows: crossing the line victorious first, competitors (blurry, despondent) behind, all the while giving a perfect 32-teeth Hollywood smile. Well, there is a problem with that last bit, about looking perfect. Because rightly or wrongly the media is not interested all that much in how good the athlete looks - it's interested in conveying emotions. And emotions are not necessarily all that pretty whether on still or on moving pictures a.k.a video. Stronger the emotions- the better are the pic, beauty be damned. Unfair and outright wrong? Well, what you…
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