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Ingvild Flugstad Ostberg

Cross-Country NOR

Ingvild Flugstad Ostberg

Ingvild Flugstad Ostberg
  • Birth date 11/09/1990
  • Birthplace Gjøvik
  • Residence Gjøvik
  • Height/Weight 5'4"/ 114 lbs
  • Olympics 2014

Biography

  • Residence
  • Gjøvik, NOR
  • Club / Team
  • Gjovik Skiklubb: Norway
  • Higher education
  • Business Management - Gjovik University College: Norway
  • Hobbies
  • Playing football, other sports. (xc-ski.de, 11 Apr 2016)
  • Injuries
  • She had a back injury towards the end of the 2010/11 season that she had to nurture to ensure she got through the remainder of the season. (ingvild-blogg.origo.no, 28 Apr 2011)
  • Other sports
  • She has played football in the first division of the Norwegian women's league. (xc-ski.de, 11 Apr 2016)
  • Famous relatives
  • Her partner Christoffer Rukke has competed in speed skating and represented Norway at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Her older brother Eivind Flugstad Ostberg has represented Norway in cross-country skiing. (vg.no, 05 Sep 2017; fis-ski.com, 19 Mar 2017; oa.no, 21 Jan 2008)
  • Why this sport?
  • Cross-country skiing is a tradition in her family.
  • Hero / Idol
  • Her grandmother, and Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjorgen. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)
  • Ambitions
  • To win gold at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (fis-ski.com, 07 Jan 2016)
  • Name of coach
  • Roar Hjelmeset [national], NOR
  • When and where did you begin this sport?
  • She began skiing at age one and took part in her first race at age two.
  • Occupation
  • Athlete
  • Languages
  • English, Norwegian
  • Family
  • Partner Christoffer Rukke
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