1992 Olympic Champion (3 Golds) in his best year of skiing. Numerous Norwegian
Championships, World Championship medals, and World Cup victories.
Enormously popular in Norway and Europe, for his skiing abilities, adventure
expeditions, and outgoing personality. Continues to be a media attraction in
Norway and other European skiing nations.
Owns and directs a sport-underwear and wool product company, and is heavily
involved as a volunteer and ski community representative in the International
Is married to an equally athletic Grethe Ingeborg Nykkelmo, who was a two-sport
World Champion (Cross-Country skiing and Biathlon) as well as a National Team