Norwegian cross-country skier who earned her initial Olympic precious metal medal in Vancouver this year 2010. She afterwards gained four medals, including two yellow metal, on the 2013 FIS Nordic Globe Skiing Championships. She started competing in regional Norwegian races in 2006. She became the initial Norwegian girl to earn the Tour de Skiing, doing this in 2013-14. She’s siblings called Karstein, Joakim and Veronica. She and fellow Norwegian Marit Bjorgen are both Globe Champions in women’s 10-kilometer cross-country snow skiing.