Petter jr. NORTHUG


•One of the most talented skiers since his kids age
•First international appearance at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships in Stryn (NOR) in 2004 – 6th place Sprint Free
•2005 FIS Junior World Champion in 10 km Free, 10+10 km Skiathlon and silver medalist in sprint classic
•World Cup debut in 2005 in Drammen - 34th place Sprint Classic
•2006 triple Junior World Champion in Sprint Free, 10 km Classic and 10+1km Skiathlon
•First World Cup win in 2006 in Falun – 10+10 km Skiathlon
•2007 FIS Nordic World Champion in 4x10 km relay, twice top 10 at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo
•King of FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec 2009 – three gold medals
•Complete set of medals from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games (2 gold medals, one silver and one bronze)
•Overall winner of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2009/10
•5 medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo (three gold - and 2 silver medals)
•Two gold medals from the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme 2013
•Overall FIS World Cup winner 2012/13
•In spring 2013 he decided to leave the Norwegian national team and prepare for the Olympic season 2013/14 alone


•The youngest FIS Cross-Country World Cup winner – at the age of 20
•The first skier to win the triple since Gunde Svan (SWE) – 50 km Olympic Winter Games, World Championships and Holmenkollen 


•Father John, mother May and the two brothers Even (born 1996) and Thomas (born 1990)
•Father John has worked as Northug’s manager
•Petter Northug likes playing poker. In the summer 2010, he participated and finished the main event of the 2010 World Series in poker in Las Vegas and finished in 653rd place.
•In the summer of 2013 he cut off all site activities to be fully focused on training for the Olympic season
•His hobbies are poker, soccer, computer, TV, eating, sleeping