Gold in almost everything
It's difficult to top the list of successes that Jesper Saltvik Pedersen already has to his name. The Norwegian athlete from Oslo has won just about everything there is to win in Alpine Parasports. His breakthrough came in the 2017/18 season, when he won his first Paralympic Gold medal in the Giant Slalom in South Korea as well as the overall World Cup for the first time. The 2022 Paralympics in Beijing were a very special highlight for him: Jesper Saltvik Pedersen won Gold medals in the Super-G, Combined event, Giant Slalom and Slalom disciplines, as well as the Silver medal in the Downhill. No other athlete has been more successful at these Games than the Norwegian. He currently holds a total of five Gold medals at the Paralympics and seven World Championship titles. At the 2023 World Cup in Espot, he also won four Gold medals in the Downhill, Giant Slalom, Slalom and Combined event, as well as Bronze in the Super-G. Jesper Saltvik Pedersen has already won the overall World Cup six times in a row. He is a member of the Røldal Skisenter club and his favourite discipline is the Giant Slalom. His hobbies are tennis, table tennis and cycling.