Who’s Kjetil Jansrud?
The Background of JansrudHe began alpine skiing at a really young age and he’s never looked back. He races in all areas including slalom. Previously, his very best event was that the giant slalom at which he won 6 World Cup podiums and an Olympic silver medal. Since 2012 he has shifted his track somewhat and he’s become more of a speed skating pro, having won eleven of his World Cup successes in speed skating events. In the 2014 Olympics at Sochi, he won the Super-G and placed third at the Downhill.
Career of This racerJansrud Olympic GamesIn the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Jansrud was able to finish tenth at the joint event. He also hurt his thumb in the Olympic giant slalom which meant he could not take any further in the 2006 season. 2007 also kept him away from the game because of some other accident, a bulging disc discovered that calendar year, kept him out of the full year but it would not prevent him from competing in the long run. Jansrud made his way into his first World Cup podium in January 2009 in Adelboden and finished ninth in the super united in the 2009 World Championships. At that moment, he left the podium in 3 rate occasions over the weekend and capped off with a success from the super-G. Throughout the very first men’s race of this 2013 World Championships, Jansrud crashed from the super-G, but got up and skied his way into the end. It was afterwards found he tore a ligament in his knee, because of that he needed to avoid the remainder of the 2013 season. In the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Jansrud won gold medal from the super-G and bronze medal in the back at Rosa Khutor. In the very first World Cup races after the matches, he won two speed events in Kvitfjell. From the 2014–15 year, Jansrud won seven World Cup races, and placed first in the season standings in the Super-G and downhill areas. He even won a silver medal at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 in the Men’s super combined event. He made four wins in the 2015–16 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. He even won a silver medal at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017 that a tMen’s super-G, also won five races at the 2016–17 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, placing first in Super-G, next in downhill, and also next in the total season standing. He even won a 4th Olympic medal with a silver medal at the men’s downhill in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, losing gold into teammate Aksel Lund Svindal by just 0.012.
200. Kunne løfta mer, men ingen grunn så tidlig på sommeren. #maskin
— Kjetil Jansrud (@Kjansrud) May 16, 2018
Skiing In the USAThe net worth of this ski racer is presently unknown.