Linn Elvira Eriksen
Linn Elvira Eriksen


Oslo, Norway

High School:
Wang Toppidrett

Last College:
University of Oslo





Norbye Crowned RMISA Skier of the Week

The junior scored second in the slalom


Denver Moves to Second on Final Day of DU Invite

Eriksen cards second in the classical


Pioneers Move Into Third in Day Two of Denver Invite

Alpine scores 169 points, Nordic puts up 165


Eriksen Named RMISA Skier of the Week

The senior took first in the 21-km freestyle


Pioneers Take Second at New Mexico Invitational

Denver finishes six and a half points behind Colorado


  • 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


  • 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
  • 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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