Norwegian speed skater who received 6 Olympic medals, including two silvers and 4 bronzes. He earned his 1st medal in International Competition in 1922 when he got silver in the Globe Championships. He earned two silvers and three bronzes in the 1924 Olympics. He was the boy of Kristiana and Hans Jacob Larsen. He medaled in Olympic acceleration skating about 75 years before American Apolo Anton Ohno do the same.