Married to Marthe and a father of 3 amazing kids, Olav, Sverre and Ingeborg.
From collegiate skiing with University of Denver to 14 years on the World Cup tour with the Norwegian Ski Team.
I have tried every tour and gone a rather unorthodox way to reach the top in the world of ski racing.

Nickname: Leif
Hometown: Oslo
Age: 35

Schools Attended: University of Denver
Degrees: BSBA Finance and International Business
Occupation: Professional Skier

Current Team: Norwegian Ski Team
Career Highlights:

Bronze Medal World Championships Giant Slalom St. Moritz 2017
Bronze Medal Olympics Team Event Pyeongchang 2018
Silver Medal World Championships Team Event Courchevel-Meribel 2023
2nd Place Giant Slalom Kranjska Gora 2017 (World Cup)
3rd Place Giant Slalom Beaver Creek 2019 (World Cup)
3rd Place Giant Slalom Garmisch-Partenkirchen 2020 (World Cup)
4th Place Slalom Kitzbühel 2017 (World Cup)
5th Place Slalom Wengen 2018 (World Cup)
NCAA Champion Giant Slalom 2010 Steamboat Springs
5x Norwegian National Champion

Top National or World Rank:

6th Giant Slalom Overall Ranking 2017
6th Giant Slalom Overall Ranking 2020



Other Sports & Interests:

Mountain biking
Whitewater Kayaking


Being outdoors and play with my 3 kids

Fun Facts:

I can do the splits

Favorite Skier as a Child:

Lasse Kjus
Bode Miller