Finn Christian Jagge

Finn Christian "Finken" Jagge (4 April 1966 – 8 July 2020) was a Norwegian alpine skier.[1][2] He was the son of alpine skier Liv Jagge-Christiansen and tennis player Finn Dag Jagge.[3] In the World Cup he won seven slalom victories.[4] He also won the Norwegian Championship eight times.[5] His career highlight came with the gold medal in the slalom competition at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville.[6] He retired in 2000.[7] He trained the Norwegian women ski team from 2005 to 2007.[8] He worked for the Norwegian telecom company Ludo[9] and later as a Partner Headhunter for Dynamic People Headhunting in Oslo.[10][11] Jagge won the Norwegian reality TV show Mesternes Mester in 2011.[12] He was 54 years old, when he died after a short illness in July 2020. He was married to Trine-Lise Jagge and had two children.[13]

Olympic medal record
Men's Alpine skiing
Gold medal – first place 1992 Albertville Slalom

World Cup victoriesEdit

Date[14] Location Race
17 December 1991   Madonna di Campiglio Slalom
9 January 1994   Kranjska Gora Slalom
15 March 1997   Vail Slalom
15 December 1997   Sestriere Slalom
14 December 1998   Sestriere Slalom
28 February 1999   Ofterschwang Slalom
13 December 1999   Madonna di Campiglio Slalom

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge Biography and Olympic Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". 29 January 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-01-29. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  2. ^ "1992 Olympic champion Finn Christian Jagge is dead at 54". Olympic Channel. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". 17 April 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  4. ^ "JAGGE Finn Chr. – Athlete Information". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". 17 April 2020. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  6. ^ "JAGGE Finn Chr. – Athlete Information". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  7. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge, 1992 Olympic slalom champion, dies at 54". OlympicTalk | NBC Sports. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Norway's Ex-Olympic Slalom Champion Jagge Dies". barrons.com. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Fra drapstrusler til Ludo". ba.no (in Norwegian). 8 December 2009. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge (54) er død". www.ifinnmark.no (in Norwegian). 8 July 2020. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge". dynamicpeople.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  12. ^ Esten O. Sæther (8 July 2020). "OL-mester Finn Christian Jagge er død: Når Mesternes mester plutselig dør". dagbladet.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  13. ^ "Finn Christian Jagge (54) er død: OL-vinneren Finn Christian Jagge døde onsdag, 54 år gammel". tv2.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  14. ^ "JAGGE Finn Chr. - Athlete Information". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 9 July 2020.

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