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  Sjur Prestsaeter

Sjur Prestsaeter

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lillehammer, Norway

High School:
Norges Toppidrettsgymnas

Event:
Nordic

Experience:
2VL

04/11/2013

Lobo Skiing 2012-13 Season Review

The 2012-13 campaign was one of ups and downs for Landstedt and the Lobos, capped by a sixth-place finish at the NCAAs

03/09/2013

Lobos Finish Sixth at NCAAs

Resaland earned his second All-America honor as he finished sixth in the 20K freestyle race on Saturday

03/07/2013

Resaland is Runner-Up and Nordics Help Lobos Move to Fifth at NCAAs

Mats Rudin Resaland finished second in the men's 10K classic and helped the Lobos improve one place at nationals

03/04/2013

Stevens: Lobo Skiers Are Underdogs at NCAA Championships

Coach Fredrik Landstedt said the underdog role should take some pressure off the UNM skiers

02/26/2013

Twelve Lobos to Compete at 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships

UNM will be represented by six apliners and six nordic skiers in Middlebury, Vt.

03/09/2013

2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - 15/20K Freestyle

The final day of competition at the 2013 NCAA Championships - 15/20K mass start freestyle.

03/07/2013

2013 NCAA Skiing Championships - 5/10K Classic

Photos from the 5/10K Classic race at the 2013 NCAA Championships on March 7. Credits to Corey Ransom and Chris Acosta.

02/01/2013

New Mexico Invitational - Nordic Classical

5/5K Classical race on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Area in Red River, N.M.

Sophomore (2013): Placed 34th and 35th in the 10K classical and 20K mass-start freestyle, respectively, in his second trip to the NCAAs in 2013...finished a season-best 23rd in the 5K CL at UNM's Invite...battled a lingering sickness most of the season...2012-13 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

Freshman (2012): Earned All-Academic Ski Team honors from the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association as well as Lobo Scholar-Athlete honors...earned second team All-America honors for finishing 10th at the NCAA Championships in the 20K classical...named Team MVP for nordic men...recorded four top-ten finishes in the regular season...placed eighth in the 15K classical at the CU Invitational/Spencer Memorial on Jan. 14...finished 10th in the 10K classical at the University of Denver Invitational...claimed eighth place in the classical at the Seawolf Invitational...finished in sixth place at the RMISA Championships/NCAA West Regional in the 20K classic on Feb. 25.

Prior to UNM: Graduated from Norges Toppidrettsgymnas in 2009.

Personal: Born in Lillehammer, Norway...son of Jørn Prestsæter and Gry Wiese Horndalsveen...has two siblings, Anna and Ellef...hobbies include running, cooking, hiking, cycling and traveling...lists Ryan Hall and Thomas Alsgaard as his favorite athletes...majoring in psychology.

Tuesday, January 06
TBA - 
Skiing
at Women's Giant Slalom
Wednesday, January 07
TBA - 
Skiing
at Men's Giant Slalom
Friday, January 09
TBA - 
Skiing
at Women's Giant Slalom
Saturday, January 10
TBA - 
Skiing
at Men's Giant Slalom
Sunday, January 11
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Slalom
TBA - 
Skiing
vs. Freestyle (5/10K-Individual Start)
Monday, January 12
TBA - 
Skiing
at Classicial (10/15K-TBA)
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