Super Athletes articles

Super Athletes – Ole Einar Bjoerndalen

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is a 40-year-old Norwegian biathlete that holds the record of world cup wins (a competition that goes along a season encompassing several events where points are obtained and summed up in the end) considering all winter sports. Bjoerndalen has a total of 95 victories in Biathlon events (accordingly to IBU, the official Biathlon’s regulatory body). He has an additional 31 wins

Super Athletes – Luc Alphand: From super speed ski star to Dakar Rally Winner

Luc Alphand  is a former french alpine skier and race car driver. Alphand made his World Cup skiing debut in 1984 at the age of 19. In 1997 he managed to win the World Cup by collecting points only in the two-speed disciplines – downhill and Super-G – a unique achievement in World Cup history. In 1996 he

Super Athletes – Nasser Al-Attiyah: Dakar Winner and Olympic Medalist in Skeet Shooting

Nasser Al-Attiyah is a Qatari Prince that recorded outstanding results at two types of sports: Motorsports and Olympic skeet shooting. In motorsports the most notable results achieved by Nasser Al-Attiyah were two stage wins in 2009 Dakar Rally and the 2011 overall victory in the same competition. In Skeet shooting – a recreational and competitive activity

Super Athletes – Alex Zanardi: From Motorsports Champion to Paralympic Gold

We start a new posts’ category dedicated to athletes that achieved outstanding performances in two or more completely different sports with Alex Zanardi. Alex Zanardi won two CART championship  titles in North America (kind of equivalent to Formula 1 in Europe) in 1997 and 1998. Before that he was a Formula 1 driver between 1991 and 1994. In 1999