Therese JOHAUG

Therese JOHAUG
Residence: Oslo
Skis: Fischer
Boots: Fischer
Ski Club: IL Nansen

    • Therese Johaug stepped on the international circuit with a big bang already iny 2006/07 season
    • In January 2007 at the age of 18, she finished third at the Norwegian Championships in Skiathlon and was nominated to go to World Cup in Otepää
    • She hot a ticket for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007 in Sapporo where she captured bronze in 30 km mass start classic
    • Right after, she went to the Junior World Ski Championships in Tarvisio and took bronze medal in skiathlon
    • First World Cup podium 2007 in Falun – 3rd place in pursuit
    • In 2008, Johaug stunned everyone with a triple success in Malles at the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships – gold medal in 5 km classic, 5km+5km skiathlon and 4x3.3km relay
    • At the 2009 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships she finished 3 times among top 6
    • In 2010 at her first Olympic Winter Games Johaug became the Olympic Champion in 4x5km relay
    • In 2011, Johaug won World Champion title in 30 km free and in relay on the home soil in Oslo and won the bronze medal in 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon
    • First World Cup win in Lahti 2012 – 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon
    • In the 2011/12 season Johaug landed on the individual World Cup podium 8 times and added 7 podiums in Stage World Cups
    • She had impressive Tour de Ski and conquered to times second and one third place in the overall standing
    • Last winter Johaug stepped six times on the World Cup podium and finished in second place in the FIS Tour de Ski 2013 and World Cup Final 2013
    • At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme 2013 she won two gold medals – 10 km free and 4x5km relay, silver in the 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon and bronze in the 30 km mass start classic
    • Johaug concluded the 2012/13 season in second place behind Justyna Kowalczyk


    • Therese Johaug is nicknamed “Duracell” thanks to her high frequency and speed
    • She took part in an action for UNICEF in spring 2011 where UNICEF made an exhibition of 70 pictures from celebrities without any make up
    • She likes photo-shootings and fashion. She did photo shooting campaign for several Norwegian companies such as Eger
    • She was raised on a farm in Dalbygda and studies economics in Trondheim
    • Last winter she started her own clothing line, first product is racing gloves