Thor Hushovd is a Norwegian former professional road bicycle racer. He is known for sprinting and time trialing; Hushovd is a three-time Norwegian national road race champion, and was the winner of the 2010 World Road Race Championships. He was the first Norwegian to lead the Tour de France, and first Scandinavian to win the road race in cycling world road championship. He is also the Scandinavian with the most stage wins in Grand Tours. He is widely considered the greatest Norwegian cyclist of all time. He retired in September 2014.
|Full name:||Thor Hushovd|
|Nickname:||The God of Thunder, The Bull from Grimstad|
|Born:||January 18, 1978, Grimstad, Norway|
|Weight:||79 kg (174.17 lb)|
|Rider type:||Sprinter, Classic specialist|
|Twitter:||Thor Hushovd's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Thor Hushovd's IMDb|
About Thor Hushovd
Widely considered the greatest Norwegian cyclist of all time.
He won the under-23 time trial world championship and the under-23 Paris-Roubaix and Paris-Tours events.
His nickname is "The God of Thunder."
His wife Susanne gave birth to their first child Isabel in 2009.
At the 2009 Tour de France, he won a green jersey for the points classification for the second time ahead of Mark Cavendish.
Information related to Thor Hushovd
- Norwegian Tour de France stage winners
- Norwegian Giro d'Italia stage winners
- Tour de France prologue winners
- Tour de France Champs Elysées stage winners
- Norwegian expatriates in Monaco
- Olympic cyclists of Norway
- UCI Road World Champions (elite men)
- Norwegian male cyclists
- Tour de Suisse stage winners
- Cyclists at the 2000 Summer Olympics
- Cyclists at the 2004 Summer Olympics