Knit and Grit: In and Out of the Tracks with Tiril Eckhoff
When one talks about Tiril Eckhoff's association to biathlon, the connection to the 2016 IBU World Championships in Oslo, is immediate. However, there is a lot more to the Golden Girl of the Norwegian team than her talent on skis and her incredible love story with the tracks of Holmenkollen.
The Gold medals in front of her home crowd, as well as her success in the season-closing mass start last March, are integral pieces of the puzzle that describes the career. We sat down in a cozy cabin near the tracks in Östersund, where she captured her first ever BMW IBU World Cup win in 2014. In our conversation she opened up on topics like her passion for knitting, her family and her love for challenges and different sports. The result was an insightful interview, which you can watch below: