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Encyclopedia > Espen Bredesen
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Olympic Games
Gold 1994 Lillehammer Individual normal hill
Silver 1994 Lillehammer Individual large hill
World Championships
Gold 1993 Falun Individual large hill
Gold 1993 Falun Team large hill

Espen Bredesen (born February 2, 1968) is a former Norwegian ski jumper who represented Oppsal IL/Kollenhopp in Oslo. Ski jumping is a sport in which skiers go down an inrun with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible. ... The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The 1994 Winter Olympic Games Ski Jumping results // Mens events Large hill February 20, 1994 Normal hill February 25, 1994 Team large hill February 22, 1994 Categories: | ... The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The 1994 Winter Olympic Games Ski Jumping results // Mens events Large hill February 20, 1994 Normal hill February 25, 1994 Team large hill February 22, 1994 Categories: | ... The 1993 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships took place February 19-28, 1993 in Falun, Sweden for the third time (1954, 1974). ... The 1993 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships took place February 19-28, 1993 in Falun, Sweden for the third time (1954, 1974). ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... Ski jumping is a winter sport in which skiers go down a hill with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ...


At the 1992 Winter Olympics, he performed badly, coming last in the normal hill and 57th out of 59 on the large hill. He had converted from the classical to the V-style just a month previously. His poor performance gave him the nickname "Espen the Eagle", based on British ski jumper Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards. [1] The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... The Daescher technique was created by Andreas Daescher of Switzerland. ... 2006 Winter Olympics logo for ski jumping demonstrating the V-style The V-style of ski jumping was created by Jan Boklöv of Sweden in 1985. ... On the piste with Eddie Edwards Michael Edwards (born 5 December 1963), better known as Eddie the Eagle Edwards, was the first competitor to represent the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team in Olympic Ski jumping. ...


At the 1993 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, he won gold medals both in the team large hill and the individual large hill events. In the 1993/94 season, he won the Four Hills Tournament. He won gold and silver medals at the 1994 Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, and won a silver medal in the 1994 Ski-flying World Championships in Planica. Bredesen twice improved the world ski flying record with jumps of 209 meters (1994) and 210 meters (1997). The 1993 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships took place February 19-28, 1993 in Falun, Sweden for the third time (1954, 1974). ... For the spiritual practice, see Falun Gong Falun, IPA /fɑːlʉn/, is a city in central Sweden, in the province of Dalarna at . ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The Four Hills Tournament (Vierschanzentournee) is composed of four Ski Jumping World Cup events and has taken place in Germany and Austria each year since 1952. ... The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... County Oppland District Gudbrandsdal Municipality NO-0501 Administrative centre Lillehammer Mayor (2005) Synnøve Brenden Klemetrud (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 211 477 km² 450 km² 0. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The FIS Ski-Flying World Championships is a competition that is held semiannually, with the occasional exception. ... Planica is an alpine valley in northwestern Slovenia, extending south from the border town Rateče, not far from another well known ski resort, Kranjska Gora. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ski-jumping. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Bredesen also the ski jumping competition at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1993. He was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1994 (shared with Ljubov Egorova and Vladimir Smirnov). This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Holmenkollen Medal is Norwegian skiings highest award for competitors. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Ljubov Ivanovna Egorova or Lyubov Yegorova (Russian: ) (born May 5, 1966, Seversk) is a Russian former cross country Olympic ski champion, many times world champion (first time in 1991), winner of the World Cup (1993) and Hero of Russia. ... Vladimir Mikhailovich Smirnov (Russian: ) (born March 7, 1964, Sсhuchinsk, Tselinograd Oblast, Kazakh SSR) is a Russian-Kazak former cross country skier who raced from the mid-1980s until 1998 for the USSR and, later, for his native country. ...


References

  1. ^ Athlete profile: Espen Bredesen Sports Illustrated

The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ...

External links

  • FIS Profile
  • Holmenkollen medalists - click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
  • Holmenkollen winners since 1892 - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
Preceded by
Emil Kvanlid
Holmenkollen medal with Lyubov Yegorova & Vladimir Smirnov
1994
Succeeded by
Kenji Ogiwara

 
 

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