Thursday, May 19

Man after man has trained Norwegian women. Ski top takes self-criticism.

Developments in women’s cross-country skiing are a cause for concern. This also applies to all the male coaches.

Therese Johaug has had great success on the track. She has been trained by men for 15 years on various national teams. Behind her is former national team coach Geir Endre Rogn and national team coach Ole Morten Iversen.

Since 2001, Svein Tore Samdal, Egil Kristiansen, Roar Hjelmeset, Geir Endre Rogn, Ole Morten Iversen and Ola Vigen Hattestad have been head coaches for Norwegian women. Assistant coaches have been men. The coaches for the recruiting national teams have been the same.

And above them there have been male leaders.

Read the whole case with subscription

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.