Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen, a long-time stalwart on the Norwegian women’s ski team, hasn’t hung up her boards yet. According to langrenn.com, while no longer racing at the elite level, she’s definitely giving back to her sport.
At 41, she was Marit Bjoergen’s partner in sprint relays and won an individual World Cup race. In 2006, she won a Norwegian national relay championship. With her twin daughters.
Last winter, the 47-year-old taught skiing at the recreational level. and found it rewarding. She thinks recreational skiers can get value out of technique feedback and belonging to a club.