Aksel Lund Svindal

Norwegian alpine skier

Aksel Lund Svindal

Norwegian alpine skier

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Aksel Lund Svindal (born 26 December 1982) is a World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Lørenskog in Akershus county, Svindal is a two-time overall World Cup champion (2007 and 2009), an Olympic gold medalist in super-G at the 2010 Winter Olympics and in downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and a five-time World Champion in downhill, giant slalom, and super combined (2007 Åre, 2009 Val-d'Isère, 2011 Garmisch, and 2013 Schladming). With his victory in the downhill in 2013, Svindal became the first male alpine racer to win titles in four consecutive world championships.With his successes many consider him the best Norwegian skier ever.

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