Alpine ski racer from Norway who won four Olympic gold medals in the Super-G and Combined events.
He won his first medal in International Competition for the Super-G event at the 1991 World Championships, taking the silver.
He won a total of 20 medals in International Competition.
He married Stine Ostvold in 2001 and the couple has a daughter named Erle together.
He won gold at the 1992 Olympics where Michael Jordan led the Dream Team to gold in basketball.