SK Falken

Sportsklubben Falken is a Norwegian speed skating club from Trondheim.

SK Falken
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Full nameSportsklubben Falken
Founded9 February 1925

The club was founded in 1925. It formerly had sections for association football, track and field, orienteering, Nordic skiing, ice hockey and dancing.[1] The club was a member of the Workers' Sports Federation before the war.[2] Workers' sports clubs with the name SK Falken also existed in Oslo and Bergen.[3]

Well-known speed skaters include Hjalmar Andersen, Sverre Farstad and Henry Wahl (the "Falken Trio"),[4] Villy Haugen,[5] Jan Egil Storholt and Eskil Ervik.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sportsklubben Falken". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
  2. ^ Larsen, Petter (1979). Med AIF-stjerna på brystet (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 271. ISBN 82-10-01853-1.
  3. ^ Larsen, 1979: pp. 263, 267
  4. ^ "Sverre Farstad". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Villy Haugen". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 January 2011.