Norwegian curler who won a gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics and a silver in 2010 in Vancouver.
He began curling professionally in 1987.
He won a total of eight medals in European Championship events between 2002 and 2012, including three golds.
He has a daughter named Karine who he raises along with his ex-wife.
He won gold in 2002, the same year American skater Sarah Hughes took home the gold.