THE CRADLE OF SKIING is a designation often used about Norway, where skis have been a means of transport, a pastime and a sport for centuries. Here you will find the story of the people who allegedly "are born with skis on their feet". NORWEGIAN HERITAGE is a series of books about our most important and best-known national icons. The respective titles introduce major personalities from the worlds of art and literature, science and sports, but also the many natural wonders of the country, as well as significant historical periods and cultural expressions. Each book offers an updated introduction to readers who wish to familiarize themselves with a given subject. For a full list of the series' titles, see www.norwegian-heritage.no
Denne boken tar for seg skisportens historie i Norge. Den forteller blant annet om skisporten under annen verdenskrig, profesjonelle utøvere og skihopp i Holmenkollbakken. Med litteraturliste.