Sunday, February 5, 2017

Skiers To Follow in the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz: Henrik Kristoffersen


Henrik Kristoffersen

Henrik Kristoffersen Was born on July 2, 1994, in Lørenskog in Akershus county. He made his World Cup debut March 2012 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, and attained his first podium in November 2013, a third-place finish in slalom at Levi, Finland. 
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Kristoffersen won the bronze medal in slalom at Rosa Khutor at age 19 to become the youngest male medalist in Olympic alpine skiing history.
In 2016, Kristoffersen is the first to win the four classic slalom races in Adelboden, Wengen, Kitzbühel and Schladming in the same season.
He is the Norwegian with most Slalom FIS World Cup wins of all time.
Last season Henrik Kristoffersen claimed the Slalom Globe.

Statistics

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Starts: 4

Olympic Winter Games Starts: 2
Olympic Winter Games Medals: (3rd in Slalom in Sochi 2014)

FIS World Cup Starts: 84
FIS World Cup Podiums:30
FIS World Cup Victories: 15 (14 Slalom, 1 GS)

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