peoplepill id: stig-strand
Swedish alpine skier
|Intro||Swedish alpine skier|
|Is||Skier Athlete Alpine skier|
|Birth||25 August 1956, Tärnaby|
The details (from wikipedia)
Stig Strand (born 25 August 1956 in Tärnaby, Swedish Lapland) is a Swedish former alpine skier and a sports commentator. He is known for being sports commentator for SVT during many years after his career, but is currently employed by Eurosport. He has also worked as a political advisor for the Swedish Social Democratic Party.
Although successful, he was during his active years always in the shadow of his childhood neighbour Ingemar Stenmark. However, in the 1982–83 season, Strand finished equal 1st with Stenmark in the slalom World Cup.
World cup victories
|22 December 1982||Madonna di Campiglio||Slalom|
|20 March 1983||Furano||Slalom|
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