Eldar ROENNING

START OF THE SPORTING CAREER

•Rønning was pretty much born with skis on his feet like most Norwegians
•Rønning was a very active kid, he played football, did athletics and orienteering
•At the age of 16 he started to study at the ski academy in Meråker

CAREER 

•Appearance at the FIS Nordic Junior World Championships in Karpacz in 2001 and in Schonach 2002
•First World Cup in Otepää 2003
•In 2005 he claimed his first World Cup podium and the first World Cup victory in Reit im Winkl
•The biggest individual success has been the silver medal in15 km classic at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 2011
•Bronze medal in sprint at the World Championships in Sapporo in 2007
•Four World Championships titles in 4x10 km relay in Sapporo, Liberec, Oslo and Val di Fiemme 

PERSONAL

•Eldar Roenning has two siblings, Bernhard (three years younger) and Ragne (seven years younger)
•He speaks Norwegian, English, and German
•His favorite sports are running, football, and mountain climbing
•He is married to Laila Selbæk Rønning. IN 2009 they became parents of a daughter
•He studies economics in Trondheim
•Kuusamo is his favorite course
•Canada is one of his favorite foreign countries

QUICK LINKS

Website: www.eldarronning.com