The Norwegian Anders Aukland, Team Ragde Charge, is completing 50 years today with a career full of history and achievements. Born in 1972, the Ski Classics Legend is still fighting for top positions at the Pro Tour.
Anders Aukland, Team Ragde Charge, is a name in the skiing world that we all know very well. The Ski Classics Legend is turning 50 today and still going strong. Aukland has 16 stage wins in the Ski Classics Pro Tour and was twice Ski Classics Overall Champion (Seasons II and III).
Aukland also won Olympic gold in the 4x10km relay in 2002 and finished fourth and seventh in both the Pursuit and 50km races at the same Winter Games. The Norwegian skier also represented his country at the 2006 Olympics, participated in the Nordic World Championships four times, and won gold in the relay in 2003 and two silver medals at the individual events, the 30km race in 2003 and the 50km race in 2005.
At the beginning of his career, he was also an avid track runner, winning the Norwegian championships in the 5.000 and 10.000 meters. Anders started long-distance skiing inspired by his brother Jørgen, and the duo’s achievements and contributions to the sport have been immeasurable.