Borghild Niskin

Borghild Niskin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Borghild Niskin (born 19 February 1924) is a Norwegian alpine skier who finished 7th in the women's giant slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics at Cortina d'Ampezzo. For that honor, Niskin became the first woman awarded the Holmenkollen medal that same year (Shared with fellow Norwegians Arnfinn Bergmann and Arne Hoel.). Niskin is one of only eleven non-Nordic skiers to ever win the Holmenkollen medal (Stein Eriksen, King Haakon VII, Inger Bj rnbakken, Astrid Sandvik, King Olav V, Erik H ker, Jacob Vaage, King Harald V, and Queen Sonja (all from Norway), and Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden) are the others.).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135739700
  • 9786135739701