Aksel Lund Svindal is known as an exceptional sportsman with a down-to-earth mentality. Svindal is a two-time Olympic champion and has been successful in a total of 17 World Cup seasons during his career as professional ski racer.
He is a record winner in his native Norway and a multi-talented skier who also counts five World champion titles and two overall World Cup victories. Svindal stands for top sporting performance, stamina, hard work and dynamic. Even after numerous injuries, the exceptional athlete repeatedly fought his way back to the world elite. In addition with his true passion for sports cars, Svindal embodies the Porsche brand and its values perfectly.
Early on Aksel Lund Svindal has started cooperation’s with startups that are focusing on sustainability and environmental topics. After his end of career in 2019 he is concentrating on another heartfelt wish: Porsche and sports cars. This success story started in his hometown Oslo at the international press launch event of the Taycan: Porsche announced Aksel Lund Svindal as new brand ambassador.
Date of Birth: December 26th 1982
Place of Birth: Lørenskog (Norway)
Residence: Oslo (Norway)
Hobbies: Skiing, Cars and sports cars, Reading
The career of Aksel Lund Svindal
Announcement as Porsche Brand Ambassador in Oslo during the international press launch event of the Taycan
1st Downhill at the XXIII. Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang (South Korea)
1st Downhill and 3rd Super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Schladming
1st Super Combination at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1st Super-G, 2nd Downhill and 3rd Giant slalom at the XXI. Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver (Canada)
1st Super Combination and 3rd Super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Val-d‘Isère
1st Downhill and 1st Giant slalom at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Are
2nd Combination at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Bormio
1st Combination, 2nd Super-G and 3rd Downhill and Slalom at the World Junior Alpine Ski Championships in Tarvisio