Swedish cross-country skier and auto racing driver who won four Olympic gold medals in various skiing events.
He competed in his first Olympics in 1984 when he won a total of 4 medals, including 2 golds.
He won a total of 7 gold medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.
He is the son of Wilhelm and Alyssa Svan.
He won gold in the 1984 Olympics where skater Scott Hamilton also took the gold.