Marcus HELLNER

a.k.a. Makkan

Marcus HELLNER
Country
SLO
Sweden
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Sagittarius

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Information
Languages: Swedish, English
Birth place: Lerdala
Residence: Gällivare
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Boots: Alpina
Personal
Education: High School
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies: Poker, hunting
SPORTS
Ski Club: Gaellivare Skidallians
National Coach: Joakim Abrahamsson
Majorinjuries: Leg injury
  • START OF SPORTING CAREER

    • Marcus Hellner started with Cross-Country skiing at an early age.
    • His parents were both active in local athletics
    • Hellner did a variety of sports including football and tennis but skiing was his true passion
    • At the age of 13 he won a district championships in Västergötland
    • He entered the ski high school in Gällivare and have lived there ever since

    CAREER

    • First World Cup appearance in Borlänge in March 2006
    • In Canmore in 2008 he made the top 10 in an individual competition for the first time
    • First World Cup win in Gällivare in the in 2008/2009 season
    • Personal highlights so far gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games 2010 in skiathlon and relay, 2011 Sprint World Champion
    • Double silver medalist at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the relay in 2011 and 2013
    • Second place FIS Tour de Ski 2012

    PERSONAL

    • In 2010 Marcus Hellner participated in the main event of the 2010 World Series of Poker
    • He grew up in the south of Sweden but moved to Gällivare in the north of Sweden to have better training possibilities
    • Marcus Hellner, who is by nature a calm person, is one of the people who can give it all but then can even go beyond his limits in the races
    • In his honor the Cross-Country stadium in Gällivare is named after him - “Hellnerstadium”. Also the final climb on the sprint course in Oslo bears his name and is called “Hellnerbakken”.
    • His hobbies are poker, hunting, and fishing

    QUICK LINKS

    Website: www.marcushellner.se

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1642621.12.2014SP F FinalDavosSUIWorld Cup55
1642621.12.2014SP F QualDavosSUIQualification5566.19
1642520.12.201415 km FDavosSUIWorld Cup1413.15
1641914.12.2014SP F FinalDavosSUIWorld Cup48
1641914.12.2014SP F QualDavosSUIQualification4853.55
1641813.12.201415 km CDavosSUIWorld Cup2932.17
1640530.11.201415 km CRukaFINWorld Cup2726.51

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