IF Friska Viljor

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Idrettsföreningen Friska Viljor is a Swedish ski jumping and Nordic combined club from Örnsköldsvik, Västernorrland County.

It formerly offered more sports. A football club named Friska Viljor FC was separated from IF Friska Viljor in February 1994.[1] The alpine skiing section was also separated from IF Friska Viljor.

The brothers Evert and Kåre Karlsson participated together at the 1950 World Ski Championships, and Evert was a 1948 Olympian.[2] Other Olympians are Sven-Olof Lundgren (1928),[3] Axel Östrand (1936),[4] Erik Lindström (1948),[5] Nils Lundh (1948),[6] Bengt Eriksson (1956, 1960; silver medalist),[7] Kjell Sjöberg (1960, 1964, 1968),[8] Bror Östman (1952, 1956),[9] Rolf Strandberg (1960),[10] Mats Östman (1968),[11] Ulf Norberg (1968),[12] Anders Lundqvist (1972),[13] Magnus Westman (1992, 1994),[14] Fredrik Johansson (1994),[15] and Johan Rasmussen (1994).[16] In recent years several club members have participated in the Ski jumping World Cup, including Kristoffer Jaafs,[17] Carl Nordin,[18] Isak Grimholm,[19] and Jakob Grimholm.[20]

Their hill is Paradiskullen, which is one of Scandinavia's best[citation needed] training facilities for ski jumping.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Om Friska Viljor FC" (in Swedish). Friska Viljor FC. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Løkken IFs historie fra 1896" (in Norwegian). Løkken IF. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Sven-Olof Lundgren". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Axel Östrand". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Erik Lindström". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  6. ^ "Nils Lundh". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bengt Eriksson". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  8. ^ "Kjell Sjöberg". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "Bror Östman". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  10. ^ "Rolf Strandberg". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  11. ^ "Mats Östman". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  12. ^ "Ulf Norberg". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  13. ^ "Anders Lundqvist". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  14. ^ "Magnus Westman". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  15. ^ "Fredrik Johansson". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  16. ^ "Johan Rasmussen". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  17. ^ Kristoffer Jaafs at the International Ski Federation
  18. ^ Carl Nordin at the International Ski Federation
  19. ^ Isak Grimholm at the International Ski Federation
  20. ^ Jakob Grimholm at the International Ski Federation

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