Heidi WENG

Heidi WENG
Country
SLO
Norway
Born
Gender
Gender
Female
Zodiac
Zodiac
Cancer
Equipment
Skis: Madshus
Equipment
Skis: Madshus
SPORTS
Ski Club: IL i BUL
National Coach: Egil Kristiansen
SPORTS
Ski Club: IL i BUL
National Coach: Egil Kristiansen
  • START OF THE SPORTING CAREER

    • Grew up with Cross-Country skiing and did skiing tours already when she was 3 years old. Especially her grandmother was an important companion in these tours.
    • She started to compete at the age of 7.
    • She was an active kid and besides competing in skiing and running she played football and handball.

    CAREER

    • Heidi Weng is considered the rising star of Norwegian Cross-Country Skiing
    • The young skier entered the international Cross-Country Skiing scene in 2008. Already in 2009 she made the World Cup debut on the home ground in Beitostølen. In 10 km Free she scored a decent 39th place
    • At the FIS Junior World Ski Championships in Hinterzarten (GER) in 2010 she claimed two medals, silver for 10 km Skiathlon and gold for 4x3.3 km
    • Breakthrough season 2011/12 – first World Cup podium in Lahti 2012 and second place in World Cup Falun mini tour.
    • Last winter Weng finished in third place in the Ruka Triple in Kuusamo, finished in the World Cup podium two times more
    • At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championship she claimed first medal in the senior class - bronze medal 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon 

    PERSONAL

    • Heidi Weng grew up on the countryside with her mother May Bente, father Ole Morten and her sister Merete (03.08.1988) in a small and remote place named Ytre Enebakk nearby Oslo.

    QUICK LINKS

    Website: http://www.heidiweng.com