Henrik KRISTOFFERSEN

Henrik KRISTOFFERSEN
Country
SLO
Norway
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Cancer
Equipment
Skis: Rossignol
Bindings: Rossignol
Boots: Rossignol
SPORTS
Ski Club: Raelingen Skiclub
  • Henrik Kristoffersen (born 2 July 1994) is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist.

    Born in Lørenskog in Akershus county, Kristoffersen specializes in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom. 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. Kristoffersen tied Finn Christian Jagge with six wins 18 january 2016. Only a week later (24. january 2016 in Kitzbühel) with his seventh win. And increased his record only two days later (26 january) with another win, this time the night race of Schladming. Thanks to these good performances, the young Kristoffersen claims his first crystal globe in slalom.

    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Kristoffersen)