Maiken Caspersen FALLA

Maiken Caspersen FALLA
Country
SLO
Norway
Born
Gender
Gender
Female
Zodiac
Zodiac
Leo
Information
Residence: Lillehammer
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
SPORTS
Ski Club: Gjerdrum IL
National Coach: Egil Kristiansen
Personal Coach: Jon Arne Schjetne
  • START OF THE SPORTING CAREER 

    • Maiken Caspersen Falla got her first skis when she was four

    CAREER

    • World Cup debut in 2008 in Kuusamo after showing a great performance at the national opening in Beitostoelen
    • First World Cup podium already one month later – in December 2008 third place in Düsseldorf
    • FIS Junior Nordic World Ski Champion 2009 in Praz de Lyz in the relay and bronze medal in sprint behind Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg and Hanna Brodin
    • FIS Nordic World Ski Championships debut in 2009 in Liberec
    • First Winter Olympic Games in 2010
    • off with the sprint victory at the national opening in Beitostoelen...continued with the team sprint victory in Liberec with Marit Bjoergen whilst at the season highlight, the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo she won the bronze medal in the team sprint classic with her team mate Astrid Jacobsen...Falla concluded the season in 6th in the overall sprint World Cup
    • In the 2012-13 season Falla has continued to establish herself in the top international scene
    • She took her second World Cup victory in Canmore when she beat American Kikkan Randall in a tough finish
    • She claimed first big invidiual medal. At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 in Val di Fiemme she won bronze in the sprint classic

    PERSONAL

    • Maiken Caspersen Falla has a twin brother - Marius – who is competing as well in Norway as a Cross-Country skier
    • Falla went to the Hovden Ski High School, which is situated in the biggest ski resort in south of Norway
    • She is strong in sprint (both techniques)
    • Falla started to study economics and administration in Lillehammer. She studies half time. „Skiing has still the first priority I have never skipped a training session for school,“ stated Falla.