Aksel Lund Svindal

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Birthday
26, 1982
Birthplace
Lorenskog, Norway
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1982 (age 35)
Birthplace
Lorenskog, Norway

About

Olympic slalom skier who won the gold medal at the Super-G event of 2010 Winter games in Vancouver.

Before Fame

In 2007 during a training run, a bad crash left him with several broken bones and a severe cut on his abdomen, but he came back in 2009 and won the gold medal at the World Championships.

Trivia

Through an international career that began in 2002, he won eight World championships and three Olympic medals.

Family Life

He was once reportedly dating Julia Mancuso, an American alpine skier and the gold medal winner at the 2006 games in Turin.

Associated With

Long before his gold medal wins, or even his birth, Babe Didrikson Zaharias was earning gold medals for Norway in winter sports events.