Lars Elton Myhre

Lars Elton Myhre (born 17 August 1984) is a retired Norwegian alpine skier. He primarily competed in slalom and combined events.[1] Myhre took a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in 2004, and made his World Cup debut the same year.[2] He participated in slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.[3] He represented Norway at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Myhre scored a total of nine top 10 finishes in the Alpine Skiing World Cup, with a best result of fifth in a Super Combined in Beaver Creek in 2007. He announced his retirement from competition via social media in November 2013 after suffering long term back problems.[1] He joined TV 2 the same month as a pundit, having previously worked sporadically as a commentator with NRK when injured during his ski career.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lars Elton Myhre announces retirement". Federation Internationale de Ski. 20 November 2013. Archived from the original on 23 November 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Lars Elton Myhre". tv2.no (in Norwegian). 16 January 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile: Lars Myhre". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 February 2010.