Thorleif Haug

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Birthday
28, 1894
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Dec 12, 1934 (40)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1894
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Dec 12, 1934 (40)

About

Norwegian skier who won three gold medals at the 1924 Olympics in the Nordic combined and cross country events.

Before Fame

He began skiing at the age of 10.

Trivia

He was honored with a statue in 1946 by sculptor Per Palle Storm in Drammen.

Family Life

He was raised on a farm on the Norwegian countryside where his father manned a wheelwright workshop.

Associated With

He won gold at the 1924 Olympics where skater Sonja Henie competed in her first Olympics.