Mikko KOKSLIEN

a.k.a. Koks

Mikko KOKSLIEN
Country
SLO
Norway
Born
Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Pisces

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Languages: Norwegian, Finnish, English
Birth place: Lillehammer
Residence: Lillehammer
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Bindings: Silvretta
Boots: Fischer
Suit: Meininger
Personal
Occupation: Athlete
Education: University
Marital Status: In a relationship
Hobbies: Hiking, Backcountry skiing, Golf,
SPORTS
Ski Club: Søre Ål Idrettslag
National Coach: Bjoern Kaare Ingebrigtsen
Personal Coach: Even Andreas Roed
  • Mikko Kokslien, who comes from a family of winter sports enthusiasts, started being active on skies at a very early age. He seemed to be predestined for the sport of Nordic Combined as his parents met while both attending cross-country scholarships in the USA and his uncle was on the Finnish ski jumping team. But Mikko, who is half-Finnish, half-Norwegian, explored many different sports like track and field and soccer before finally committing to Nordic Combined.

    While having improved vastly in ski jumping in his break-through season 2010/11, his specialty has always been the cross-country part. Because of his impressive performances on cross-country skis, his friends nicknamed him "Mikko the Machine". Generally, openness, friendliness and an always positive attitude characterize the resident of Lillehammer, Norway.

    His merits include four team medals from the World Championships in Liberec 2009, Oslo 2011 and Falun 2015 as well as seven World Cup victories and 23 podium results after the season 2014/15.

    Next to being a professional athlete, his hobby are sports of all kinds. Mikko likes to play and watch ice hockey, golf and cycling. He is also a huge Liverpool FC fan. During his off time he likes to go on surfing trips around the world. He also has a charity fund called "Mikkofondet" where he works on giving out defibrillators to sports clubs. 

     

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1714004.12.2016Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup35
1713903.12.2016Gundersen NH HS100/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup9

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