FUTURE DOCTOR AND POKERFACED RACER: MR. MIRROR GLASSES TARGETS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TRIPLE
At the World Championships in 2011 in Oslo and 2013 in Val di Fiemme, Tord Asle Gjerdalen was part of both gold-medal-winning Norwegian relay teams and won two bronze medals in individual races. The Atomic star and medical student is a gifted tactician on the tracks. His trademark is mirrored aviator sunglasses. "Cross-country skiing is like poker: the eyes reveal everything," he says He remembers the upcoming World Championship venue of Falun, Sweden well: In 2008 he finished second to take a World Cup podium place for the first time. In the World Championships Winter 2015 Tord Asle has every chance to add to his collection of medals.