How "The Attacking Vikings" of Norway Started A Winning Tradition

How "The Attacking Vikings" of Norway Started A Winning Tradition

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How "The Attacking Vikings" of Norway Started A Winning Tradition

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“If you’re slacking off you get told off.” 

Before the 1992 Albertville Winter Games the Norwegian alpine team hadn’t had a single podium finish in 40 years. At those Olympics in France Norwegian skiers took home 4 medals, earning the nickname “The Attacking Vikings” for their aggressive style and teamwork. Since then they have won 34 World Cup titles and 32 Olympic medals, becoming a dominant force in alpine skiing.

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