Tag: Petter Northug

Petter Northug May Skip Tour de Ski

Last year, Norway’s Marit Bjoergen skipped the Tour de Ski due to a heart arrhythmia. ¬†Sidelined by a virus, Petter Northug may skip the Tour de Sk this winter. Sweden’s Expressen reports that Northug contracted a virus last Friday and…

Petter Northug: Did He Slack Off Last Season?

Did Petter Northug slack off last year? ¬†Might that have contributed to the sickness that caused him to scratch from the Vasaloppet? An article on langrenn.com suggests that with no World Championships or Olympics in the 2011-2012 season, Northug may…