Norwegian Ski Stars Get Rebuke From Authorities For Their Social Media Accounts

Norwegian Ski Stars Get Rebuke From Authorities For Their Social Media Accounts

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It's not like top Norwegian skiers are not under enough pressure lately as-is, what with Johaug banned from the Olympics and those never ending rumours about using anti-asthma medications without compeling medical reasons. Now the skiing stars face an attack from the Norwegian authorities - from the Forbrukerombudet or the Consumer Ombudsman agency - to be precise. The issue at stake is one of the hottest, most debated ones the world over – when/how should celebrities and influencers reveal that those products and services they visibly enjoy on their social media accounts are often not so much their personal choice – but that they were paid for by providers of thereof ? The US Federal Trade Commission even runs a dedicated Q&A regarding paid promotion on its pages – although…
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Johaug Appeals Directly To Her Fanbase on Instagram – Gets Outpour of Support

Johaug Appeals Directly To Her Fanbase on Instagram – Gets Outpour of Support

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Therese Johaug might be out of the Olympics - but not out of the hearts of her fans. In the first social media post since the CAS verdict on Tuesday, a 29 year old Norwegian has spoken directly to her followers vie social media: 'The Olympics will go without me this season, but the dream of the World Championship in Seefeld 2019 no one can take away from me. Thank you for all your support, I'll make you proud' reads the message in Norwegian. https://www.instagram.com/p/BYItqVnBJaA/ In just one hour since appearing on Instagram the post got nearly 30000 likes ( and growing) - a result that is likely impossible for most if not all other skiers. Therese must be down - but definitely not out!
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When You Got It – Flaunt It!

When You Got It – Flaunt It!

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A piece of ancient wisdom: being an xc skier equals having a very toned body. And if you have a body to envy, temperatures are rising and there's Instagram – you got to show it, right? A few year ago Norwegian skiers started a flashmob: to find picturesque places and to make a photo of your backside on the background. The main thing is to leave as few clothes as possible, so nothing obstructs the view of that strong, muscular back! That flashmob spread like a wildfire - skiers the world over are engaged in making best snaps of their posteriors. Here are some of the best – and see if you could tell a world champion from a skiing rookie – from behind! Heidi Weng, Norway, won all possible…
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Everybody Cares About Petter Northug. Who Does Northug Care About?

Everybody Cares About Petter Northug. Who Does Northug Care About?

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Ski-king Petter Norhtug is also a social media star, having 381 thousand followers on Instagram. Often, people with so many followers tend to just bask in the fame, but Northug himself follows 436 people. Let's check out some of the lucky people that the skiing legend has taken a personal interest in! Therese Charlotte Margrethe Nielsen is a 22 y.o. Norwegian blogger the popular Norwegian service blogg.no, where she's been writing for seven years. Her blog is the best rated on the service. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVpijeun1Zv/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVku9Y8nmRo/?taken-by=tcmn Sunneva Eir Einarsdóttir is an Instagram-blogger from Iceland. She has “only” 17 thousand followers, but that's quite a lot for Iceland. Local newspapers have already written about Sunneva’s success in the blogosphere. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVxq-o1nQ-S/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BVSITCTBMR-/?taken-by=sunnevaeinarsd Another popular blogger – 22 y.o. Andrea Badendyck. When she was…
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