Vibeke Skofterud jet ski accident

Nordic Community Mourns Loss of Skofterud: ‘A Friend Who Lit Up the Room’

The death of Norway’s Vibeke Skofterud shocked the international cross-country skiing world on Sunday, and as of Monday, multiple renowned skiers, particularly in Norway, had reacted publicly. “I am shaking and am in complete shock over this horrible news that I received today,” Marit Bjørgen wrote in a press release, according to a translation. “Dear […]

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Skofterud Found Dead After Jet Ski Accident

A former member of Norway’s prestigious national ski team and a gold medalist in the 2010 Olympic 4 x 5-kilometer relay, Vibeke Skofterud, 38, was found dead on Sunday morning after a jet ski accident near an island in southern Norway. According to NRK, Skofterud was reported missing around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, but it […]

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