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Memorial Texts

The Memorial Stone in Morgedal (June 10, 1925)

DENNE STEINEN HEV MORGEDØLAR
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FORENINGEN TIL SKI-IDRÆTTENS FREMME
REIST TE MINNE OM SKILØYPAREN
SONDRE NORDHEIM
PAA 100 AARS DAGEN
ETTER HAN VART FØDD
10. JUNI 1825


The gravestone (June 12, 1966)

IN MEMORY OF
SONDRE NORHEIM
PIONEER AND CHAMPION OF MODERN
SKIING. HE DEVELOPED SLALOM AND
INTRODUCED THE TELEMARK AND
CHRISTIANIA TURNS.
BORN 1825 IN MORGEDAL, TELEMARK,
NORWAY. DIED IN THE UNITED STATES 1897.


The Sondre Statue in Minot (October 16, 1987)

Front,
SONDRE NORHEIM
1825 – 1897
FATHER OF MODERN SKIING
BORN:
MORGEDAL, TELEMARK,
NORWAY
DIED:
McHENRY COUNTY,
NORTH DAKOTA

Knut Skinnarland
Sculptor

Side,
DONATED BY:
SISTER CITIES OF
SKIEN, TELEMARK,
NORWAY
AND
MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA,
U.S.A.
DEDICATED
OCTOBER 16, 1987


The Sondre Statue in Morgedal (January 16, 1988)

Front,
SONDRE NORHEIM
1825 – 1897
FAR TIL DEN MODERNE SKIIDROTT

Side,
SONDRE NORHEIM FÓR TIL AMERIKA I 1884
OG DØYDDE I NORD DAKOTA I 1897.
I BYEN MINOT ER DET TIL HANS ÆRE
REIST EIN STATUE LIK DENNE
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