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Lillehammer 2016

Lillehammer Welcomes the World Again

The Youth Winter Olympics comes to Norway this year. Are you old enough to remember the Winter Olympics of 1994? The relatively tiny town of Lillehammer welcomed the world to Norway for one of the most...
The 1994 Olympic Games were hosted in Lillehammer, and its legacy lives on.

Oslo’s Olympic Dream is Over

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you'll have heard the news that Oslo is no longer in the running to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Despite the new coalition government voicing...
Andrew Musgrave interview

Andrew Musgrave: British Olympic Skier

British skier Andrew Musgrave shot to fame in Norway this January by winning the freestyle sprint at the Norwegian Championships, in what is essentially the national sport of Norway, cross-country skiing. But this was no flash-in-the-pan....
The 1994 Olympic Games were hosted in Lillehammer, and its legacy lives on.

Lillehammer’s Olympic Legacy

Back in 1994, the eyes of the world were on Lillehammer. Despite the homophobic and environmental controversy, in one week's time the world's attention will fall on Sochi, Russia, for the 22nd Olympic Winter Games. It...
Me getting cold in Lillehammer

The Winter Olympic Town of Lillehammer

This Saturday I packed my furry boots, thermos and countless layers of clothing for my first visit inland. My destination was the small town of Lillehammer, 170km due north of Oslo on the shores of Lake...