Tom Stiansen

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Tom Stiansen
Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Sestrières Slalom

Tom Stiansen (born September 3, 1970 in Borgen) is a former Norwegian alpine skier. The highlight of his career came in 1997 when he won the World Championship slalom in Sestriere, Italy.

In the Alpine skiing World Cup he obtained five podium places: in giant slalom, a 2nd place in Hafjell in 1996 and a 3rd place in Adelboden in 1996, and in slalom a 1st place in Breckenridge in 96, a 2nd place in Kranjska Gora in 2004 and a 3rd place in Korea in 1998.

He now presents a Norwegian reality television programme entitled: "71 grader nord". Contestants on the show are required to travel from the southernmost point of mainland Norway (Lindesnes) to the northernmost point (Nordkapp); a distance of just over 2500 km. The journey usually takes about 10 weeks. The format has been adapted for a number of other European countries, including the UK under the name 71 Degrees North.

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