Linn Elvira Eriksen
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Linn Elvira Eriksen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
Wang Toppidrett

Last College:
University of Oslo

Height:
5-7

Position:
Nordic

Birthdate:
10/30/1994


05/11/2017

Eriksen Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

The Junior Earned a 4.0 GPA in 2016-17

03/11/2017

DENVER FINISHES THIRD IN THE NATION AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Pios Finish Just Short of Claiming 24th National Championship

03/09/2017

TROLLEBOE FINISHES SECOND ON THE DAY AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Denver Sits at Second After Two Days of Competition

03/07/2017

DENVER ON THE HUNT FOR 24TH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Pios Qualified Full Team of 12 Skiers for Championships

03/01/2017

PIONEERS QUALIFY FULL TEAM FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ten Denver Skiers Named to All-RMISA Team

2017:

  • NCAA All-Academic
  • One of 12 skiers to compete at the NCAA Championships in New Hampshire
  • Claimed a 13th place in the NCAA 5k Classic and a 29th in the 15k Freestyle race
  • Saved her best performances for the RMISA Championships, placing second in the 15k Freestyle and fourth in the 5k Classical
  • Finished 23rd in the 5k Classic and 21st in the 15k Freestyle race at the Alaska Invitational
  • Was placed 25th in the Freestyle sprint and helped the team Denver 1 in the 4*5k relay to make the 3rd place at the Seawolf Invitational
  • Took 14th in the Montana State Invitational in the 5k Freestyle Race

2016:

  • One of 12 DU skiers to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships in Steamboat Springs
  • Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships
  • Won individual NCAA Championship in women's classical race and finished eighth overall in the freestyle race
  • Helped Denver win their 23rd National Championship
  • Named the Women's Nordic Skier of the Year
  • Finished second overall in the 15K classical at the Utah Invitational
  • Won both the women's freestyle and classical races at the two separate meets during the regular season: the Montana State Invitational and the New Mexico Invitational
  • Earned a third place finish in the classical race and ninth overall in the freestyle race at the CU Invitational
  • Placed second overall in the women's freestyle race at the RMISA Championships
Before Denver:
  • 4 time Norwegian Junion National Champion (2011-2014); 10 times on the podium
  • 2014 Bronze Medal in the Norwegian Championship
  • Fifth place finish in the Junior World Championship (2013)
  • Bronze Medal in Youth Olympic Games (2012)
  • 2010 Norwegian Champion in cross country
Personal:
  • Born October 30, 1994 in Oslo, Norway
  • Daughter of Øyvind and Kristin Røed Eriksen
  • Has one sibling, André Eriksen (18)
  • Chose DU because of the unique opportunity to combine skiing and academics; also like the location, the business program and the ski team
  • Career goals include being successful in academics and sports
  • Member of the Norwegian Junior National team (2012-2014)
  • Enjoys water sports, boating, alpine touring, traveling and spending time with family and friends
  • Majoring in Business
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