• Aksel Lund Svindal Claims 2014 Downhill, Super-G Season Titles

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    Posted 4 months ago by John Ohail

    Just weeks before the 2014 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup finals, Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal has already wrapped up season titles in two of the sports top events. With a fifth place finish in the downhill event at Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Svindal secured the downhill season title for the second year in a row. Svindal would later go on to secure his third straight super-G globe.

  • All Eyes On Sochi: Oakley’s Performance Elite Are Ready For Their Shot At Glory in Russia

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    Posted 6 months ago by John Ohail

    The time is here and the time is now. Some athletes have fought their whole life to make it to this moment. For other’s it’s a repeat chance at Olympic glory. Either way, the stage is set for the biggest winter sporting event in history. Every four years, winter athletes of all kinds gather at a predetermined spot in the world to compete for hardware that is unparalleled by any other award. This time around, all eyes will be on Sochi, Russia,

  • Svindal Strikes Again: Claims Val Gardena Super-G Title

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    Posted 7 months ago by John Ohail

    Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal is known for his speed on the slopes. But it’s his speed climbing up virtually every leaderboard FIS Alpine Skiing has to offer that is catching the attention of everyone in the sport. The three-time Olympic medalist posted back-to-back wins this month in Lake Louise and Beaver Creek. Today he increased his early season tally to three wins, taking the Super-G crown in Val Gardena, Italy for the third time in his career. As a result, he became the first ever FIS Alpine Ski racer to win three World Cup races on the Saslong course.

Aksel Lund Svindal

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It doesn’t matter if your 1st or 30th in the world. Your focus is on your sport and how to get better at it.

Date of Birth:
December 26, 1982
Hometown:
Lillestrøm/Skedsmo
Sponsors:
HEAD, Red Bull, Longines, Sweet, Phenix, Swix, Oakley
Hobbies:
Windsurfing, SUP

Career Highlights

    • 2007 - World Champion - Are - Downhill
    • 2007 - World Champion - Are - Giant Slolam
    • 2009 - World Champion - Val d'Isère - S-Combined
    • 2010 - Olympic Gold Medal - Vancouver - Super G
    • 2010 - Olympic Silver Medal - Vancouver - Downhill
    • 2010 - Olympic Bronze Medal - Vancouver - Slolam
    • 2011 - World Champion - Garmisch - S-Combined
    • 2013 - 1st - World Cup Overall - Super G, Downhill
    • 2013 - World Champion - Downhill