Thomas Wassberg

Thomas Wassberg was born 1956 in Lennartsfors, in the rural district Årjäng, and has an impressive cross-country CV.

Thomas Wassberg is the guy from Värmland who moved to Åsarna, Jämtland. In 1977, only 21 years old,  he debuted in the World cup and won the inofficial World cup.

Wassberg has won four Olympic gold, three World championship gold, three World championship silver and a World championship bronze. In addition he has eight individual Swedish championship titles, seven in relay and an additional twentyfour team titles.

He ended his active career in 1988, 32 years old, but has continued cross-country skiing. After his career he has worked as a sports reporter at the Swedish Radio and as a coach at the cross-country skiing association Åsarna IK. In 2009 he participated in the TV show ”Mästarnas Mästare” (Master of the Masters).

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