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Norway

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Norway

Norway, the country where skiing was born

Endless cross country skiing tracks in a land of natural beauty. A great way to stay fit and enjoy the scenery at the same time.

The first to ski were the Norwegian Vikings and it’s said that every Norwegian is born with skis on their feet. The cradle of cross country skiing was Morgedal in Telemark. It was also here that the Heroes of Telemark who sabotaged Norsk Hydro’s heavy water plant at Rjukan during the second world war skied across country for weeks to escape capture.

Despite having two artificial legs resulting from a road traffic accident when he was 24, Nils enjoys cross country skiing with his partner, Ola from their Norwegian “hytte” in the mountains near Lillehammer.

If there is a will there is a way.