Engen, Alf

▪ 1998

      Norwegian-born American skier who won eight national ski-jumping and eight combined-competition championships and set a number of world records between 1931 and 1947 after having won the 1931 world pro championship; he went on to teach, coach, and run a ski school that he founded (b. 1909—d. July 20, 1997).

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