detail-1 Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen

                                                            portrait Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen

Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen

Birthday:
1987-11-29
Gender:
male
Nationality:
Norway
Favorite Ski Resort:
Narvik
Favorite World Cup:
Beaver Creek
FIS:
Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen at FIS

Biography

Successful ski pro & dad. Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen is one of the best-established skiers in the World Cup. The Norwegian athlete celebrated his breakthrough in 2017 and joined the HEAD World Cup Rebels in 2021. At the World Championships in St. Moritz, he won the Bronze in the Giant Slalom. In the same year, he finished second in the Giant Slalom in Kranjska Gora to podium in the World Cup for the first time. He confirmed his strength in this discipline with third places in the Giant Slalom in Beaver Creek in 2019 and in the Giant Slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2020. Nestvold-Haugen also got to celebrate winning an Olympic Bronze medal with the Norwegian team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. He is a member of the Lommedalens IL ski club in Norway and is a passionate father. He studied at the University of Denver in the USA. His sister Kristine is also an active ski athlete in the World Cup.

Career Highlights

Olympic Winter Games

2018
Year City
PyeongChang 3rd Team Parallel

World Ski Championships

2017
Year City
St. Moritz 3rd Giant Slalom

World Cup

2020
Year City
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 3rd Giant Slalom
2019
Year City
Beaver Creek 3rd Giant Slalom
2017
Year City
Kranjska Gora 2nd Giant Slalom

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