Therese JOHAUG

CAREER

•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

PERSONAL

•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

QUICK LINKS

Website: www.theresejohaug.no/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Therese-Johaug/68147209208