Cross-country skier who won two gold medals at his first Olympics in 2010: in the 30 km pursuit, and in the 4x10 km relay, which he also took gold at in 2014.
He scored seven junior level victories between 2003-2005.
At the 2011 World Championships he won a gold medal in the sprint, and a silver in the 4x10 km relay.
He was born in Lerdala, Sweden.
He is an avid poker player, and is part of Team Pokerstars SportsStars, along with tennis legend Boris Becker.