Erik Bjornsen

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Erik Bjornsen
Nick Bjornsen skiing in Winter Olympics
Personal information
Nationality United States
Born (1991-07-14) July 14, 1991 (age 27)
Winthrop, Washington
EducationBusiness Administration - Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
OccupationAthlete, Student
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Other interestsFishing, exploring, camping, basketball
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubAlaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center (USA)
Turned pro2012
Coached byChris Grover

Erik Bjornsen (born July 14, 1991) is an American cross-country skier. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi in the 30 kilometre skiathlon and sprint,[1] and at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in men's 30 km skiathon and 15 km freestyle.[2]

Bjornsen debuted in the World Cup in December 2012. His best result in the world cup was 18th place in the 15 km classic in Toblach in February 2014.

His sister Sadie Bjornsen is also a cross-country skier on the United States Ski Team.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[3]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season Standings Ski Tour Standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
Ski Tour
Canada
2014 23 133 85 N/A
2015 24 137 82 39 WD N/A N/A
2016 25 97 67 65 46 46 N/A 42
2017 26 80 61 80 57 WD 25 N/A
2018 27 50 38 42 26 WD 38 N/A

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 1 podium – (1 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2018–19 2 December 2018 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 15 km Pursuit C Stage World Cup 3rd

Olympic results[edit]

 Year   Age   15 km 
individual
 30 km 
 skiathlon 
 50 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2014 23 38 41 39 11 6
2018 27 41 42 25 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erik Bjornsen – United States". sochi2014.com. Sochi 2014 Olympics. Archived from the original on July 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "Cross-Country Skiing | Athlete Profile: Erik BJORNSEN - Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games". www.pyeongchang2018.com. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  3. ^ "Erik BJORNSEN". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 3 December 2018.