1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://skiing.about.com/od/skierprofiles/p/svindal.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Skier Profile: Aksel-Lund Svindal

By

Skier Profile: Aksel-Lund Svindal

Aksel-Lund Svindal

Getty Images

Personal History:

Ski Team: Norway
Birthdate: December 26, 1982
Hometown: Kjeller, Norway

World Cup Rankings:

Aksel-Lund Svindal's World Cup Standings.
These are the current FIS World Cup Rankings covering the Alpine Racing disciplines the racer has earned World Cup points in.

Olympic Skiing:

At the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Aksel-Lund Svindal took the gold medal in the super G, was 2nd in Downhill, 3rd in Giant Slalom and DNF in the Super Combined. In the 2006 Olympics Aksel finished 6th in the Giant Slalom, 5th in the super G, 21st in the Downhill and DNF in Slalom and Combined.

World Championship Skiing:

At the 2013 World Ski Championships in Schladming, Austria, Aksel-Lund Svindal was 1st in the Downhill for the gold medal, 3rd in the super G for the bronze medal, 4th in the Giant Slalom and DNF2 in the Super Combined. In the 2011 World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Aksel-Lund Svindal finished 1st in the Super Combined, 4th in Giant Slalom, 5th in Downhill and DNF1 in the super G.

At Val d'Isere, France, in 2009 Aksel won in Super Combined, was third in super G, 11th in Downhill, and 9th in Giant Slalom and at Are, Sweden in 2007 he won gold in both the Giant Slalom and Downhill, finished 13th in super G, 5th in the Super Combined, and DNF in the Slalom.

In Bormio at the 2005 World Championships, Aksel finished 2nd in the Combined, 7th in Downhill, 12th in Slalom, 6th in the GS, and 7th in the super G. In 2003 at the World Championships in St. Moritz, Aksel-Lund Svindal was DNF in the super G, finished 22nd in the Downhill and 5th in the Giant Slalom.

Competition History:

2013 Ski Racing Season
Aksel-Lund Svindal's complete 2013 ski season competition results and history.

Competition History
Aksel-Lund Svindal's competition results and history, including results for the Olympic Winter Games, FIS World Ski Championships, and FIS World Cup.

  1. About.com
  2. Sports
  3. Skiing
  4. U.S. Ski Team / Competition
  5. Skier Profiles
  6. Skier Aksel-Lund Svindal - Norwegian Men's Ski Team

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.