Head 2 Head
Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen was the IBU Rookie of the Year in 2013. Despite that distinction, he was in and out of the World Cup over the next 5 seasons, during that time, he competed on the IBU Cup circuit. In the 2017-18 season, Christiansen put everything together claiming the IBU Cup Total Score title and Crystal Globe as well as the Sprint Globe. Jumping to the World Cup full-time, he claimed his first-ever World Cup podium with third place in the December 2018 Hochfilzen pursuit.