Northug will be making his second trip to the Winter Games, in his Olympic debut, Northug won four medals at the Vancouver Games, including two gold medals, one in the men’s 50km. Northug won three medals at the 2013 World Championships, including two gold medals. The Norwegian finished first overall in the 2013 World Cup standings.
- Olympics - four medals (one gold) all at Vancouver.
- World Championships - eight gold medals, three in 2011
- World Cup Standings - 1st overall (2010, 2013)
Things to know:
1. Speaks English
2. Competed in the 2010 World Series of Poker
3. Won four medals in his Olympic debut.