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Espen Andersen

Nordic Combined NOR

Espen Andersen

Espen Andersen
  • Birth date 10/28/1993
  • Birthplace Bærums Verk
  • Residence Lillehammer

Biography

  • Residence
  • Lillehammer, NOR
  • Club / Team
  • Lommedalens IL: Norway
  • Higher education
  • Administration Studies, Economics - Lillehammer University College: Norway
  • Hobbies
  • Golf, football. (budstikka.no, 24 Feb 2017; fis-ski.com, 2017)
  • Famous relatives
  • His older brother Thomas has competed in ski jumping at international level. (budstikka.no, 30 Jul 2013; fis-ski.com, 24 Aug 2004)
  • Why this sport?
  • His older brother Thomas was a ski jumper, and his father also encouraged him to pursue the sport. "[Growing up] it was almost a perfect place to be an athlete. There is a ski jumping hill in Lommedalen and also a cross-country trail."
  • Ambitions
  • To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and at the 2019 World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. (budstikka.no, 24 Feb 2017)
  • Name of coach
  • Bjorn Kare Ingebrigtsen [national], NOR
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • He took up the sport in Lommedalen, Norway.
  • Occupation
  • Athlete, Student
  • Languages
  • English, German, Norwegian
  • Sporting philosophy / motto
  • "Nothing is impossible." (budstikka.no, 30 Jul 2013)
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