A dream team from Norway

Pedersen, Daniel
February 1994
Newsweek;2/28/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 9, p53
Looks at the background of Norway's success in speed-skating, mogul skiing and cross-country events at 1994's Olympics. The Norwegian model; The Topsport Center in Oslo, where athletes train together; Norway's sports budget; Cross-training; Comment by Arne Myrhvold, head of Norway's Olympic Committee.


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